Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet Potato Recipes / loveandlemons.com

What’s your favorite fall vegetable? If you’re not saying “sweet potatoes!” with an exclamation, then, well, you might want to switch over to another post.

My favorite has to be the almighty and ever-so-versatile sweet potato. I love the way my kitchen smells when I roast them and I love how they’re easier to cut (without injury) than most squashes. For some sweet inspiration, here are some of our favorite recipes:

Pictured above: Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprout Skillet

Sweet Potato Tahini Crostini / Curried Sweet Potato Soup

Sweet Potato Recipes / loveandlemons.com

Sweet Potato Avocado Tacos / Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad

Sweet Potato Quinoa Quesadillas

…and a bunch more in the Sweet Potato section of our recipe index (click!)

Sweet Quinoa Quesadillas / loveandlemons.com


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  1. I have been buying sweet potatoes in bulk for the past month so you better believe I’m proclaiming them my fav fall food with an exclamation! Thanks for all of these tasty ideas!

  2. Thanks for the info and for all these recipes. I’m especially looking forward to trying the crostini and the pomegranate salad. You always share wonderful food.

  3. Jennifer from babakathullu.com

    Sweet potato pancakes! If you haven’t tried them, you need to 🙂

  4. Laura from thecopenhagentales.com

    Sweet potatoes are the best! Those tacos look amazing, they will be pinned immediately to try out asap. I’ve got a recipe for a traditional Danish dish with a twist hitting the blog soon – it’s a sort of potato hash, but I’m using sweet potatoes because I simply cannot get enough of them. Thanks for sharing this!

  5. Rae from lovefromberlin.net

    Love sweet potatoes so much so this roundup of recipes including sweet potatoes is awesome! Thanks!

    Rae | Love from Berlin

  6. Those quinoa quesadillas are looking wonderful. After following you on Instagram already for a while I wanted to check out your blog. Looks good, your photography skills are amazing. Keep up the good work!

  7. Katie from benourishd.co.uk

    LOVE a sweet potato. Definitely going to have to give those tacos a go.

  8. Adina from whereismyspoon.co

    Wonderful recipes! I love sweet potatoes! The brussel sprouts skillet is on my list. 🙂

  9. Shubha

    I just made the curried sweet potato soup. It’s lovely for this time of year and a nice balance of flavors! Thanks for the recipe!

    • jeanine

      I’m so glad you liked it!!

  10. So much sweet potato goodness, I love it!! But I do stand by my favorite root vegetable, which is the regular potato 😉

  11. I’m obsessed with sweet potatoes. That curried soup looks delicious!

  12. Sweet potatoes just may be my most favorite vegetable as well. I know for 2 main reasons:
    1. I never EVER get tired of them.
    2. It’s one of the few vegetables I can get my fiance to eat on a regular basis and not complain about.

    All hail the sweet potato!

    • jeanine

      Ha, well those are 2 good reasons 🙂

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