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Enjoy the comforting sweetness of sweet potatoes in various dishes, including casseroles, hashes, and roasted sides.

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Sweet potatoes are root veggies rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, calcium, and complex carbohydrates, making them great for boosting any side dish or main course. If you’re looking for the best sweet potato recipes, look no further than HelloFresh. From our Curried Sweet Potato Dosa-Dillas with Chickpeas to our Black Bean & Sweet Potato Bake with Feta and Sweet Potato & Broccoli Donburi, we offer something to satisfy all palettes.

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Sweet potatoes vary in sweetness and texture. Some are perfect for dishes like pie or fries, while others, with a drier texture, are better suited for roasting, soups, or making gnocchi.

Frequently Asked Questions: Sweet Potatoes

How to cook sweet potato recipes?

Sweet potatoes can be baked, roasted, boiled, grilled, fried, or steamed. You can toss them in an air fryer for some sweet potato fries on the weekend, add them in a slow cooker for a stew on a weeknight, or bake them in a sweet potato casserole with marshmallows for a perfect Christmas or Thanksgiving side dish.

What protein works for sweet potato recipes?

Like spuds and yams, sweet potatoes pair wonderfully with various proteins, including tofu, black beans, and tempeh.

How to bake sweet potatoes?

Here’s an easy recipe for baking sweet potatoes. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C), pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork, place them on a baking sheet, and bake for about 45 minutes.

What do sweet potatoes pair well with?

Sweet potatoes pair well with many ingredients, including meats, veggies, herbs, grains, and legumes.

Why do you soak sweet potatoes?

Soaking sweet potatoes in water before cooking can help remove some of the starch, making them crispy when baked or fried.

What makes sweet potatoes taste better?

Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet, but adding olive oil, kosher salt, and black pepper can enhance their flavor. You could also add some brown sugar or maple syrup for a candied and caramelized sweet treat.
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