Sweet Potato Recipes, Tips & Videos!

Sweet Potato Recipes, Tips & Videos!

Sweet potatoes are one of the tastiest foods to eat around the holiday seasons. Typically, we dig out our sweet potato recipes a few times a year and then forget about them. Not anymore! No only are sweet potatoes one of the best-tasting vegetables around, but they are also packed with antioxidants like vitamins A and C. Sweet potatoes also help keep our bodies healthy; they are especially good for diabetics since they help stabilize blood sugar. Here are some savory sweet potato recipes, tips and videos to give you some inspiration to incorporate these nutritional powerhouses into your diet!

Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet Potato and Pear

Sweet Potato Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas

Sweet Potato Pudding

Sweet Potato Fries

Contest Winner: Sweet Potato Poi

Sweet Potato Chicken Pie

Sweet Potato Recipe Tips

How to Select: When trying to choose a sweet potato, choose a medium sized variety with smooth unbruised skin. You will want to choose an unblemished yam with unwrinkled skin.

Storage: Store your sweet potatoes in a dry, dark 55 degree area for approximately a month. Otherwise, use your sweet potato within the week. Never place a sweet potato in the refrigerator. Store your yam in a cool, dark, dry place up to 2 weeks. Never place your yam in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Qualities: Sweet potatoes have high Vitamins A and C. Yams have higher sugar content.

Spices: Brown sugar, butter, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, ginger, lemon juice, lemon peel, mace, marjoram, nutmeg, orange juice, orange peel, poppy seed, sage, savory, thyme.

Equivalencies: 1 pound fresh = 3 medium = 3 ½ - 4 cups cooked and chopped

Preparation: A sweet potato can be prepared like a potato: baked, boiled, sautéed, steamed, microwaved, or fried. A yam can be prepared like a sweet potato!

Sweet Potato Recipe Videos

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burritos

Alton Brown on the sweet potato

Emeril's Sweet Potato Empanadas


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