More Than a Side Dish: 4 Meals Featuring Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are magical. Filled with nutrients, they release a sweetness when cooked that begs to be paired with savory complements. Do you limit your sweet potatoes to side dishes? Try these ideas for letting them play the main star in dinner tonight.

Sweet Potato, Ricotta and Arugula Flatbread: Thin sliced sweet potato cooks on top of creamy ricotta on this fall-inspired flatbread.

Sweet Potato Soup with Miso and Ginger: A creamy soup perfect for brisk weather, this recipe features Asian flavors.

Sweet Potato and Tempeh Stew: This stew marries flavors of slow cooked sweet potatoes with ginger and cardamom.

Sweet Potato & Cornbread Hash with Veggie Sausage Gravy: Doesn't sweet potato hash sound like the cure to boring weeknight dinner blues?

Related: How To Turn a Baked Sweet Potato Into a Complete Meal?

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