19 Ways to Eat Sweet Potato at Every Meal

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Not only are sweet potatoes an affordable and healthy source of carbohydrates, but they also contain vitamins A, B and C and are rich in fiber. The antioxidant beta-carotene gives them their bright hue and, compared with white potatoes, sweet potatoes have fewer calories and total carbs. From hearty toast for breakfast to delicious brownies for dessert, these 19 recipes give you inspiration to enjoy sweet potatoes in every meal.

1. EGGS WITH AVOCADO & SWEET POTATO “TOAST” | THE HONOUR SYSTEM

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 367; Total Fat: 28g; Saturated Fat: 9g; Monounsaturated Fat: 11g; Cholesterol: 180mg; Sodium: 415mg; Carbohydrate: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 9g

2. SWEET POTATO BEET HASH WITH EGGS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 287; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 250g; Carbohydrate: 41g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 15g; Protein: 11g

3. SWEET POTATO WAFFLES | YURI ELKAIM

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 315; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 347mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 11g

4. SWEET POTATO BREAKFAST BURRITOS | CLEAN EATING

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 226; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 113mg; Sodium: 500mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 10g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 13g

5. ROASTED SWEET POTATOES WITH POACHED EGGS & BELL PEPPER SALSA | EAT SPIN RUN REPEAT

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 358; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 185mg; Sodium: 222mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 12g; Protein: 12g

6. SWEET POTATO BLACK BEAN ENCHILADAS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 377; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 17mg; Sodium: 654mg; Carbohydrate: 70g; Dietary Fiber: 18g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 20g

7. SWEET POTATO ROUNDS WITH GUACAMOLE | THE ROASTED ROOT

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Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 112; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 3mg; Sodium: 170mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 3g

8. MAPLE FLAX SWEET POTATO FRIES | RUNNING WITH SPOONS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 184; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 77mg; Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 3g

9. SWEET POTATO AND ROASTED CHICKPEA BOWL | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 356; Total Fat: 18g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 389mg; Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 8g

10. SWEET POTATO TURKEY SANDWICH | HEALTHY NIBBLES & BITS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 485; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 200mg; Sodium: 751mg; Carbohydrate: 51g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 19g

11. SWEET POTATO LATKES | EATING BIRD FOOD

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 34; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 98mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 1g

12. SWEET POTATO & BLACK BEAN TACOS | COOK SMARTS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 436; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 127mg; Carbohydrate: 71g; Dietary Fiber: 17g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 15g

13. PROTEIN-PACKED SWEET POTATO BURRITO BOWL | FOOD FANATIC

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 480; Total Fat: 29g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 186mg; Sodium: 581mg; Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 23g

14. SLOW-COOKER SWEET POTATO CURRY | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 273; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 545mg; Carbohydrate: 60g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 7g

15. SWEET POTATO CHICKPEA VEGGIE BURGER | COOK SMARTS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 424; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 30mg; Sodium: 768mg; Carbohydrate: 63g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugar: 16g; Protein 20g

16. LENTIL AND SWEET POTATO VEGETARIAN CHILI | BREWING HAPPINESS

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 219; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 410mg; Carbohydrate: 38g; Dietary Fiber: 9g; Sugar: 11g; Protein: 9g

17. MASHED SWEET POTATO BRULEE | SKINNYTASTE

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 149; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 149mg; Carbohydrate: 32g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 16g; Protein 2g

18. SWEET POTATO BROWNIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 83; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 4g

19. SIMPLE SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 192; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 39mg; Sodium: 127mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 5g

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