Try these delicious sweet potato dishes for your next dinner
If you have grown up in India, you perhaps associate sweet potatoes with shakarkandi ki chaat. Steamed sweet potatoes with lime juice and chaat masala are popular street snacks in India. Their creamy texture warms you from within. This superfood can easily charm you with its simplicity, it is a good thing that it is also packed with plenty of flavour and nutrition. The best thing about sweet potatoes is that they cook quickly and are extremely versatile. They can be roasted, grilled, fried, baked, or simply steamed. They go well in salads, soups, and even as side dishes. Here are some of the best recipe ideas to try. Whether you stick to the classics or like to try something new, you'll be satisfied.
1. Sweet Potato Medallions
This tantalising dish is made with baked sweet potatoes that have been marinated in a date and tamarind chutney before being pan-seared. It's a recipe that's sure to be attacked and acknowledged when served with some spring onion cream. The soft texture of the potatoes is delightful, and the crispy texture provided by the onions is the icing on the cake.
2. Sweet Potato Wedges
Sweet Potato Wedges are the most popular sweet potato recipe. You won't be able to stop yourself from devouring these perfectly seasoned wedges, which are slightly crisp on the outside and tender on the inside. Serve them as a healthy side dish, or load them up with chilli for a filling dinner.
3. Baked Sweet Potato
Nothing beats a freshly baked sweet potato. It's simple, deliciously tender, and simple to top with savoury toppings to make a meal. Of course, if you prefer sweet toppings, that is also acceptable...or simply a pat of butter. This recipe produces perfectly tender spuds with delicious moist orange flesh. This is a recipe you can’t go wrong with.
4. Sweet Potato Salad
Is there a healthy and tasty way to eat sweet potatoes? Check out this Sweet Potato Salad, The combination of garlic roasted sweet potato cubes, feathery baby arugula, cranberries, and creamy goat cheese was delicious. You'll want to park yourself in front of the bowl if you top it with tangy honey mustard dressing.
5. Steamed Sweet Potatoes
Here's an unusual way to prepare everyone's favourite root vegetable: Sweet potatoes, steamed! This quick and simple method yields the most deliciously moist and tender meat. However, steaming this orange vegetable makes it so moist that it may become your new favourite method.
6. Sweet Potato Curry
Tender sweet potatoes and bell peppers swim in rich coconut milk and Thai curry paste broth, topped with fresh cilantro and crunchy peanuts. There's so much flavour going on here that you'll want to take another bite before you finish the first. Sweet potato curry is your easy weeknight dinner soulmate.
7. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
What is the best way to turn a sweet potato recipe into a dinner dish? Sweet potatoes stuffed! These potatoes are the ideal combination of sweet and savoury. The light sweetness of the potato is perfectly balanced by the black beans, which are topped with a creamy cilantro sauce. A very easy dish to prepare but tastes amazing.