The healthy sweet potato has so many uses in the kitchen beyond just being a side dish of mash (which, let’s face it, is also delightful).
Whether it’s baked alongside some roast chicken, turned into soup, or even made into a sweet treat, it really is a versatile veg.
Today we have SEVEN delicious and family friendly recipes using sweet potato. Which will you try first?
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1. Spinach and Sweet Potato Lasagne
411 calories per serve
Lasagna is often a family favourite and this recipe offers a vegetarian and pasta free option.
Prepare this in a large batch ahead of time to enjoy for dinner or to have as a nutritious and satisfying ‘heat and eat’ single serve lunch.
2. Sweet Potato Chips
170 calories per serve
Use these veggie chips to scoop up your favourite dip for a healthy afternoon tea. Being baked, not fried, means that the calorie and fat count is kept low. Enjoy our delicious sweet potato recipe!
3. Sweet Potato Bread
This nut and dairy free recipe is also free from added sugar, making it an ideal recipe for a healthy morning or afternoon tea.
4. Sweet Potato Muffins with Cinnamon and Maple Cream Cheese
281 calories per serve
Here is a great lunchbox friendly snack that is perfect for your afternoon tea as well. The sweet potato gives it a hint of sweetness.
5. Sweet Potato Brownies
195 calories per serve
Yes you read that right! Who knew you could get the fudge-like texture you love in a brownie, using steamed sweet potato as the main ingredient?
6. Sweet Potato and Baked Egg Hash
290 calories per serve
Start your day with a healthy dose of vegetables and the goodness of egg. Perfect for those days when you know you need lots of energy. For more sweet potato recipes try this delicious sweet potato salad recipe!
7. Mexican Sweet Potato
355 calories per serve
This Mexican-inspired variation on the traditional baked potato is EASY, packed full of veggies (quite literally) and is sure to please the whole family – especially at only $1.95 per serve!
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