20 Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes That Are Healthy and Hearty

bowl of Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry with a side of rice
Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry. Photo: Allrecipes

Looking for a healthy, hearty, and plant-based recipe to make with sweet potatoes? We've got you covered. The delicious and nutritious root veggie is a fantastic addition to these satisfying dinners, sides, and snacks. Whether you're in the mood for a cozy soup that'll warm you up from the inside out, a comforting casserole or curry, nutrient-rich muffins, or something else, you'll find a filling new favorite in this collection of our very best vegan sweet potato recipes.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Sweet Potato Chili
Brie Passano

This vegan sweet potato recipe is the perfect dinner to warm you up on a chilly winter night. Red pepper flakes and fresh jalapeño add spiciness, while paprika lends smoky flavor.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

overhead view of Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole recipe with a decorative pattern of pecan halves on the top
Rita

This dairy-free sweet potato casserole (with a candied pecan topping) will be a welcome sight on your Thanksgiving table.

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Vegan Curried Cauliflower, Sweet Potato, and Lentil Soup

Vegan Curried Cauliflower, Sweet Potato, and Lentil Soup
Rita

This hearty vegan soup — flavored with warming spices such as coriander, curry powder, cumin, and ginger — is full of nutrient-rich ingredients like sweet potatoes, red lentils, cauliflower, and spinach.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Bread

Vegan Sweet Potato Bread
Damon Stafford

Vegetable oil and a mashed banana keeps this moist sweet potato bread vegan-friendly. It freezes well, according to recipe creator amathews29, so go ahead and make two loaves.

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Vegan Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos

Vegan Sweet Potato and Bean Burritos on a white plate
SunnyDaysNora

Sweet potatoes and onions are tossed in olive oil and taco seasoning, roasted, and rolled in vegan tortillas with salsa and brown rice.

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Vegan Shepherd's Pie with Sweet Potato

Vegan Shepherd's Pie with Sweet Potato on a floral background
MyNutriCounter

This vegan shepherd's pie, filled with maple syrup-spiked lentils and topped with mashed sweet potatoes, is comfort food incarnate. Garnish with fresh cilantro for a burst of flavor and color.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Soup

Vegan Sweet Potato Soup in a white bowl
Katherine

"The perfect combination of sweet and salty makes this warm vegan sweet potato soup an ideal fall dinner," according to recipe creator Katherine.

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Vegan Cilantro-Lime, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Tacos

Close up of Vegan Cilantro-Lime, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Tacos
Ryan and Marissa Clements

These satisfying vegan sweet potato tacos will please even the pickiest of eaters. Roasted pumpkin seeds add welcome crunch in every bite.

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Vegan Tofu and Sweet Potato Curry

Vegan Tofu and Sweet Potato Curry
AllrecipesPhoto

This vegan sweet potato-tofu curry comes together in under an hour, so it's the perfect easy and healthy dinner for busy weeknights.

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Dill Sweet Potato Fries with Vegan Dip

Seasoned sweet potato fries with dipping sauce
virgi

A 3-ingredient dipping sauce with egg-free mayonnaise, dried dill weed, and soy sauce takes these simple vegan sweet potato fries up a notch.

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Vegan Date Sweet Potato Muffins

Vegan Date Sweet Potato Muffins in a tin
Sally

Start your day in a deliciously healthy way with these vegan sweet potato and spelt muffins. "This was a very delicious, moist & satisfying muffin...vegan or not," raves reviewer KareBear.

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Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Potato Salad

Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Potato Salad with a wedge of lime
My Hot Southern Mess

Serve this stunning vegan sweet potato, black bean, and onion salad as a side dish or as a plant-based main dish. Toss with cilantro and lime juice for bright, fresh flavor.

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Creamy Vegan Sweet Potato and Corn Chowder

Creamy Vegan Sweet Potato and Corn Chowder in a green bowl
sueb

"I was looking for a cold rainy spring day stew and came across this recipe and was intrigued," reviewer Soulshine1009 says of this vegan sweet potato and corn chowder.

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Air Fryer Vegan Sweet Potato Fritters

Air Fryer Vegan Sweet Potato Fritters

"Crunchy yet soft on the inside with a hint of spiciness, these creamy sweet potato fritters are quick to make in an air fryer," says recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar Yoly.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

bowl of Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry with a side of rice
Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry. Allrecipes

This restaurant-worthy vegan sweet potato curry is as delicious as it is nutritious. The best part? It comes together in just 30 minutes.

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Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges

Grilled Sweet Potato Wedges
France C

What sets these vegan sweet potato wedges apart from their baked counterparts? According to recipe creator and Allrecipes Allstar France C, "sweet potatoes on the grill have a smoky, caramelized flavor you can't achieve in the oven."

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Onions

Roasted sweet potatoes and onions in a blue bowl
Mackenzie Schieck

Make this gorgeous side dish with fewer than 10 ingredients: sweet potatoes, Vidalia onions, amaretto liqueur, dried thyme, black pepper, and toasted almonds.

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Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms

Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms on a white plate
ChristineM

Cayenne pepper-seasoned sweet potatoes, onions, and mushrooms are served over a bed of quinoa and topped with toasted pecans.

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Sweet Potato, Spinach, and Halloumi Curry

Sweet Potato, Spinach, and Halloumi Curry in a dark bowl
Allrecipes Magazine

Protein-packed chickpeas take this vegan sweet potato dinner over the top. Recipe creator nhannides recommends serving with brown basmati rice and papadums.

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Sweet Potato and Kale Soup

Sweet Potato and Kale Soup in a white bowl on a wooden background
France C

"Warm aromatic spices and coconut milk combine with sweet potato, kale and chickpeas to make a flavorful, vegan, healthy, and filling soup," says France C.

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