Potatoes are one of most widely used vegetables throughout the world. When it comes to sweet potatoes most of ladies tend to worry about theie use in cooking. But sweet potatoes are not bad at all. You can utilize and enjoy them in various ways by trying delicious and innovative recipes. Sweet potatoes are enriched in vitamin B6, C and D as well as magnesium and iron. In some ways they are healthier than regular potatoes. There are many ways to whip them up. Here I have mentioned more delicious and healthiest ways to make them in use.
Potato snacks – You can make super food snacks by using sweet potatoes. Skip the home potato fries. This time opt for baking. Sweet potatoes can be more delicious by little bit of seasoning and cooking. Thinly slice potatoes after peeling them off and brush them lightly with olive oil. Bake at 350 degree for 15 minutes until crispy and lightly brown. The baked potato slices are packed in beta carotene and lower in fat. One baked medium sized sweet potatoes contains 438% of your daily value of vitamin A, 37 % of vitamin C and calcium as well as iron and potassium. This all just have 105 calories.
Sandwiches – Breakfast is sure to be hit when you make sandwiches by using sweet potatoes. Cut thin slices of cooked sweet potatoes and add them in your sandwich with other topping.
Steamed and mashed potatoes – Steam peeled sweet tomato chunks for minimum ten minutes until tender. Mash them with orange juice and enjoy sweet and sour potatoes. You can also mash steam potato chunks with unsalted butter and honey. To add more taste, season it with ground cumin, pepper and salt.
Sweet potato salad – Other way of enjoy sweet potatoes is to make salad. Add sweet potatoes in your favorite salads. Mix potato cubes, minced garlic, sliced onion and olive oil. Place all mixture on aluminum foil and sprinkle with pepper, salt and preferred spices. Bake this mixture for 40 minutes in already preheated oven to 400 degrees F. Serve it as side dish.
Sweet potato fries – Sweet potatoes fries can be a special treat with evening tea or even for party. After peeling off potatoes slice them and fry them in olive oil with chilled drinks. For spicy twist, add a dash of cayenne pepper and sauces.
Grilled sweet potatoes – Grilled potatoes can also make your meal delicious. Slice sweet potatoes into thick ½ inch round and grill them until lightly brown and drizzle with sour taste of few drops of lime juice.
Sweet potato smoothie – You can make sweet potato smoothie and it would be difficult for others to distinguish the difference between pumpkin and potato smoothie. To make smoothie, cook and cool two large sweet potatoes. Blend cooled potatoes with one medium banana, one cup of plain almond milk, one teaspoon ground cinnamon approximately for 2 to 5 minutes. After blending, add a little whipped cream on top if desired. To give it more desert-like flavor, serve it after placing it in freezer for about half an hour.
Sweet potatoes are more delicious than regular potatoes. They are full of health and taste. They can be made more delicious by trying new recipes. When it comes to experimenting with sweet potatoes, there are a number of yummy recipes.