Move over, potato; your sweeter counterpart is in town. Not only are sweet potatoes affordable and readily available year-round, this spud packs a nutritious punch in the form of vitamins A, B and C a?? plus potassium, manganese and fiber. Compared with white potatoes, sweet potatoes have more vitamin C, fewer calories, more fiber and fewer total carbs despite having more sugar. Herea??s a compilation of recipes under 350 calories featuring this all-star tuber.

Waffles just got a whole lot better. Crispy and crunchy on the outside, these sweet potato gems are made sans sugar and refined flour. Instead, they have simple, Paleo-friendly, gluten-free ingredients. Packed with 10 grams of fiber and 11 grams of protein, these waffles are also brimming with minerals and vitamin A, B and C! Avocado and eggs round out this morning meal. Recipe makes 2 servings at 1 large waffle, 1 egg and 1/2 avocado each.

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

Gratins typically include loads of butter and cream but not this healthier version! Sweet potato medallions are layered with just enough Parmesan cheese to be delicious and sliced leeks for a mouthwatering side. Recipe makes 8 servings.

Calories: 164; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 4mg; Sodium: 182mg; Carbohydrate: 27g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 4g

With a few simple ingredients, you can whip up these delectable sweet potato puffs packed with cheesy jalapeA+-o flavor. This recipe transforms mashed sweet potatoes into a snack or appetizer. Make a batch and freeze them, so you can reheat when hunger hits. Recipe makes 6 servings at 3 puffs each.

170; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 84mg; Sodium: 354mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 10g

We lighten up this fall favorite by holding back on the sugar and topping it with toasted oats and pecans instead of sugary marshmallows. Whether youa??re looking for a healthy side or dessert, our simple sweet potato casserole fits the bill. Recipe makes 16 servings at 1/2 cup each.

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

These sweet potato skins are baked until crispy, so ita??s almost like youa??re having crunchy nacho chips. The shells are bursting with garlicky sweet potato filling and piled high with melty mozzarella cheese. Make these for your next party a?? theya??re sure to be a hit! Recipe makes 6 servings at 1 skin each.

Calories: 159; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 13mg; Sodium: 298mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 7g

Spruce up your weekend brunch with these quick-and-easy sweet potato home fries! They bring an extra touch of sweetness, color and nutrition to the American classic. Serve them with eggs and sausage for a filling breakfast. Recipe makes 4 servings.

Calories: 243; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 167mg; Carbohydrate: 36g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 3g

These baked latkes with spiralized sweet potato and parsnip are a healthy twist on traditional fried potato latkes (or a??potato pancakesa??) and make one heckuva tasty snack. Enjoy these crisp bites while theya??re hot out of the oven (or before theya??re all gone)! If you dona??t have a spiralizer, opt for a box grater instead. Recipe makes 12 servings at 2 latkes each.

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

This chunky chili will warm you from the inside out. Ita??s an easy-to-prep dish thata??s loaded with nutrients and flavor a?? a must for chillier days. Kick up the heat with dashes of hot sauce or a pinch of cayenne pepper. Recipe makes 6 servings.

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

Dive into golden brown sweet potato wedges for a quick snack or side dish. This recipe uses a two-step process to partially cook the potatoes before baking. (Hint: it involves a microwave!) Youa??ll be serving these babies up in no time! Recipe makes 4 servings at 6 potato wedges and 1 tablespoon sauce each.

Calories: 247; Total Fat: 4g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Sodium: 283mg; Carbohydrate: 50g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 4g

The Hasselback grooves alone are reason enough to make this dish. Dressed in a simple spiced honey-mustard sauce, these spuds are baked until super soft and creamy, for a delectable side your guests will gobble up. Recipe makes 4 servings.


  1. Kim

    I find sweet potatoes to be overrated. They always turn out so mushy when icv ook them or never turn out right. any suggestions??

  2. dee singh

    anytime ive cooked sweet potato ive cooked them for less time then regular yellow potatos. theyre not as starchy so dont need as long. try less time in microwave or oven and see how they turn out.

    – dee

  3. Sarah Escott

    MMMMM! The one with toasted oats, pecans and marshmellows looks amazing!!!!

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