Sweet potato recipes – 10 extremely tasty suggestions for the holidays

Written by Kremena Ruseva

Sweet potato is widely known for its nutritional benefits. It is rich in antioxidants and minerals. In addition, it has many health benefits. The biggest advantage is that sweet potatoes are available all year round. Another advantage is that they are very easy to cook and can be adapted to any vegetable recipe. Plus, sweet potatoes are a great addition to a broccoli recipe. Today, Deavita has prepared for you the 10 most delicious sweet potato recipes.

10 sweet potato recipes for the holidays that you’ll love

sweet potatoes recipes ideas to try for the holidays


This is one of the sweet potato recipes that are very easy to make. Follow our instructions and your gourmet dinner will be ready!

Roasted sweet potatoes

Baked Sweet Potatoes recipe


Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 3 sweet potatoes
  • 2 pinches of dried oregano
  • 2 pinch of black pepper

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 175°C/350F. Oil the bottom of a baking dish. Next, wash and peel the sweet potatoes. Cut them into medium sized pieces. Then, place them in the dish and turn them so that they are covered with olive oil. Sprinkle with oregano, salt and pepper. Bake in preheated oven for 60 minutes.

Sweet potato smoothie

sweet potatoes smoothie recipe

Maybe you will find this proposal a little weird, but yes, the sweet potato smoothie does exist! As already noted, it is rich in antioxidants as well as minerals. So, enjoy this nutritional bomb. Read on to find other healthy sweet potato recipes!

Ingredients for two servings:

  • 1 1/4 cup vanilla flavored soy milk
  • 1/4 cup cooked sweet potatoes (cold)
  • 1 cup of fat-free vanilla yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

Put all the ingredients in a blender. Blend on high speed for one minute or until smooth. Divide into 2 glasses and serve.

Sweet potato soup with curry and ginger

Sweet potato soup with curry and ginger

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped shallot
  • 3 cups peeled sweet potatoes (diced)
  • 1 1/2 cup peeled carrots (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 cups fat-free chicken broth, low sodium

Directions:

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Then add the shallots and sauté for 3 minutes. Then, add the sweet potatoes, carrots, ginger and curry powder. Cook for 2 minutes.

sweet potato soup with curry and ginger recipe

Add the chicken broth and bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add the salt. Transfer the soup into a food processor and blend until smooth.

Roasted sweet potatoes and apples salad

Roasted sweet potatoes and apples salad

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 2 sweet potatoes cut into chunks
  • 6 tablespoons of olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 bunches kale
  • 1 thinly sliced apple (Pink Lady or Honeycrisp)
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted almonds
  • 115 g grated pecorino

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 230°C/440F. Take a baking dish and line it with parchment paper. Season the sweet potatoes with salt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Bake for 18-20 minutes while turning the sweet potatoes until lightly browned and tender. Let cool.

Roasted sweet potatoes and apples salad recipe

Next, whisk together lemon juice, mustard, the remaining 4 tbsp of oil, and 1/4 teaspoon of salt and pepper in a large bowl. Then add the kale, rubbing it in with your hands until the leaves are tender. Add the apple, almonds and sweet potatoes and mix. Decorate the salad with grated pecorino and serve.

Cheesy Sweet Potatoes

Cheesy Sweet Potatoes

This type of sweet potato recipe is perfect for your party! As the holidays are approaching, we invite you to check out our article for vegetarian Christmas dinner ideas!

Ingredients for 8 servings:

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 3/4 cups grated Fontina cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 250°C/480F. Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Then cut them in half lengthwise. Rub them with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Then put them on a baking tray and bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown and tender. Mix Fontina and Parmesan cheese in a bowl and spread over the sweet potatoes. Cook for 2-3 minutes until the cheese is golden. Sprinkle with pepper and serve hot. Indeed, this variation is perfect for a party!

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Avocado topping

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes Avocado topping

Ingredients:

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • kosher salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 chopped avocado
  • 1/4 cup chopped and toasted pecans
  • 100g/3,5 oz fresh goat cheese, crumbled
  • green salad

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 250°C//480F. Rub sweet potatoes with canola oil and season with salt. Line a baking sheet parchment paper and bake the potatoes for 40-50 minutes. Then cut the sweet potatoes lengthwise. Rub with oil, salt and pepper. Top with avocado, pecans and cheese. Serve with green salad.

Roasted sweet potato recipes: a variation with honey and cinnamon

Roasted sweet potato with honey and cinnamon

Ingredients for 4 servings:

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • salt and pepper

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 200°C/390F. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes. Take a kitchen tray and place parchment paper on it along with the sweet potatoes. Then, rub them with oil, pour the honey and the cinnamon. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

Roasted sweet potatoes spiced with nutmeg

Roasted sweet potatoes spiced with nutmeg

Ingredients for 8 servings:

  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 6 sweet potatoes
  • 1 teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 6 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 220g/7 oz pecans

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 200ºC/390F. Melt the butter in the oven, placing it on parchment paper. At the same time, peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into cubes. Then add the other ingredients and mix. Bake for 45 minutes until the sweet potatoes are tender.

Parmesan Roasted Sweet Potatoes

roasted sweet potatoes with parmesan cheese recipe

Cheesy Sweet Potato Recipes

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Oven baked sweet potatoes with sage and blue cheese

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