Whether baked, steamed, boiled, sautéed or turned into a glorious dessert, sweet potatoes make a great addition to any meal. Their natural sweetness perfectly balances savory dishes while enhancing the flavor and color of baked goods (we love subbing sweet potato for pumpkin in this pie recipe). Fall is peak season for this vitamin-rich veggie so if you are wondering how to cook a sweet potato, here are three easy recipes to get you started:
SWEET POTATO CRISPS
Forget ordinary potato chips! Make these sweet potato crisps instead and serve with a heavenly avocado and garlic mayonnaise.
VEGAN THAI CURRY
Wondering how to cook a sweet potato with exotic spices? This recipe for Thai curry shows you how to make the ultimate vegan stew combining sweet potatoes, cabbage and coconut milk.
SWEET POTATO CHIPS
Here's an alternate way of turning sweet potatoes into a snack: toss thinly sliced sweet potato with chopped rosemary, sea salt and oil then bake until crisp.