10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

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By: , – Toby Amidor, Food Network’s Healthy Eats
11/21/2012 6:00 PM   :  8 comments   :  36,893 Views

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Fall in love with sweet potatoes again and again with these 10 deliciously healthy recipes.

Nutritional Goodness
One medium tuber contains 105 calories and 4 grams of fiber. These babies are bursting with antioxidant vitamins A and C, potassium and manganese. They also contain lycopene, another antioxidant that’s been shown to help fight certain types of cancer and heart disease.



Maple-Roasted


Thick pieces of potato wedges drizzled with a touch of maple syrup makes a delightful side dish.

Recipe: Food Network Kitchens’ Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes 





Quinoa


Enjoy pieces of roasted sweet potatoes in this protein-packed dish.

Recipe: Sweet Potato Quinoa

As Grilled Wedges

Wedges of sweet potatoes sprinkled with garlic, thyme, parsley and chili pepper flakes makes a fiery side dish.

Recipe: Garlic and Herb Grilled Sweet Potatoes



With Caramelized Onions


Pieces of sweet potato + caramelized red onion = mouthwatering heaven!

Recipe: Caramelized Onion Sweet Potato Salad

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