15 Vegetarian Sweet Potato Dinners
Hearty and filling, sweet potatoes make the ultimate base for meatless meals. Not only are they budget-friendly, but their mild taste and bright color make them an ingredient the whole family can love. Enjoy sweet potatoes in chili, rolled into a burrito, topping shepherd's pie, or as a base for soup. With these top-rated vegetarian sweet potato recipes, you can serve up this super spud every night of the week.
Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry
Sweet potato, chickpeas, and tomatoes make up the bulk of this vegan-friendly curry. The creamy base is dairy-free, relying on rich coconut milk to provide a silky texture.
Vegan Black Bean and Sweet Potato Salad
Tangy, spicy, and refreshing, this sweet potato salad makes a light main or excellent side dish. Reviewers say it's equally delicious when served warm or cold, so make a big batch to enjoy all week long.
Vegan Sweet Potato Soup
This creamy soup recipe is a great way to use leftover sweet potatoes. They're simply simmered with great northern beans, almond milk, ginger, and other veggies.
Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos
The ingredients list for these vegetarian burritos may raise a few eyebrows, but the numerous five-star reviews will show it's a combination worth trying. Kidney beans are seasoned and mashed with chili powder, mustard, and soy sauce, before being layered into a tortilla with mashed sweet potatoes and Cheddar cheese.
Vegan Shepherd's Pie with Sweet Potato
Mashed with coconut milk and earthy cumin, sweet potatoes make a hearty topping for this meatless shepherd's pie. Review Pirouette says, "This is very satisfying!"
Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers
The trifecta of sweet potatoes, black beans, and oats create these stick-to-your-ribs vegetarian burgers. Load them up in a bun with your favorite toppings, or chop and serve over a salad.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili
Smoky and spicy chipotle pepper contrasts with creamy sweet potatoes making this chili a vegetarian favorite. "The extra step of roasting the sweet potatoes really concentrates the sweet, earthy flavors and gives the starchy chunks a marvelously meaty texture," says Chef John.
Vegan Cilantro-Lime, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Tacos
Enjoy a world of textures and flavors with these loaded vegan tacos. Each bite includes baked sweet potato fries, hearty black beans, crunchy pumpkin seeds, and rich vegan sour cream.
Sweet Potato Minestrone
Warm yourself up with a chunky bowl of minestrone. Combining sweet potatoes and pasta, this recipe is a carb lover's dream.
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Quesadillas
Say bye to basic. After one taste of this amped up quesadilla, you'll never go back to plain cheese versions. Diced sweet potatoes, corn, and black beans are all seasoned with cilantro and chili powder before getting tucked into a cheesy tortilla.
Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms
Earthy, sweet, and savory, this simple meal is full on flavor. "Sweet potato, onion, mushrooms, and chopped pecans are served over a bed of quinoa," says recipe creator lep413. "This dish is perfect as a warm meal or side dish during cold weather."
Sweet Veggie Hash
You won't have to worry about your daily vegetable intake with this produce-packed hash. Featuring sweet potatoes, butternut squash, mushrooms, and more, the veggie's naturally sweet flavors are enhanced with a drizzle of honey and dash of black pepper.
Sweet Potato Enchiladas
Mashed with cream cheese and plenty of spices, the bold sweet potato filling makes these meatless enchiladas a stand out meal. Reviewer Janet Em says, "This recipe was very good, my family loved it. It does make a lot though so have some extra tortillas on hand to make more."
Sweet Potato, Spinach, and Halloumi Curry
While this trio might sound unusual, the end result is a creamy curry chock full of rich flavors. Serve over steamed rice or warm naan bread to soak up the extra sauce.
Rosemary Sweet Potato Quiche
Great for breakfast or dinner, this brightly colored quiche features roasted sweet potatoes, fresh rosemary, and a hint of Dijon mustard. Put it on the dinner table with a light side salad for a complete meal.