28 Best Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes

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Vibrantly orange and oh-so-delicious, these vegan sweet potato recipes will be a hit with the whole family! Find sweet and savory roasted, baked, mashed and steamed goodness here.

Not only are sweet potatoes really versatile and tasty, but they are also packed with nutrients and look so pretty!

Whenever you want a change from pumpkin or regular potatoes, you can browse these mouthwatering vegan sweet potato recipes and get inspired.

They are perfect during fall and need to make an appearance on Thanksgiving! Enjoy our selection.

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Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet Potato Lentil Curry
Sweet potatoes, peanut butter, and red lentils make for a fantastic dinner combo! This hearty and flavorful cozy recipe idea takes little prep time, is budget-friendly, and can be enjoyed on its own or over rice.
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Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles
Let these wonderful vegan sweet potato waffles make your morning that much cozier! Ready and under 30 minutes (with a meal prep option!), you can enjoy these fall-approved waffles with the whole family.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Waffles with toppings on different plates
Sweet Potato Nourish Bowl
This nourish bowl boasts flavor from roasted, spiced sweet potatoes and chickpeas. It takes minutes to assemble with fresh veggies and creamy homemade sun-dried tomato hummus! Great for a healthy weeknight dinner.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Toasts
Try a fun and nutritious spin on your morning routine! This sweet potato toast is ready in less than 15 minutes and can be customized with various delicious toppings. Meal prep-friendly!
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Vegan Mexican Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash
Looking for a crowd-pleasing lunch idea? This hearty Mexican breakfast hash is packed with sweet potatoes, black beans, sweet corn, and lots of spices. It requires only one skillet and 10 minutes of prep time to make!
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Sweet Potato Muffins
Make your seasonal baked goods more wholesome with this sweet potato muffin recipe. These treats are easy to whip up with everyday ingredients and are totally family-approved. Great for breakfast or lunchboxes!
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Sweet Potato Muffins
2 Ingredient Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Soft and pillowy, these sweet potato gnocchi are a hit at any dinner table! They require only 2 simple ingredients to make and are drenched in a creamy garlic sage sauce. Perfect for special nights!
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vegan garlic sage sweet potato gnocchi
Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl
Make this creamy and thick tropical sweet potato smoothie bowl as a healthy and fun way to start your morning! This recipe is prepared in minutes and can be customized to your liking by swapping ingredients; the combinations are endless.
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Crispy Baked Vegetable Chips
This oil-free, crispy baked vegetable chip recipe is a fun, family-friendly treat! The chips are versatile, flavorful, and the perfect vessel for your favorite dipping sauces.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Chili
Do you prefer making your chili in a normal pot, slow cooker, or Instant Pot? This recipe shows you how to prepare this hearty and satisfying chili in either one! It warms you up on chilly days and is packed with flavor and texture.
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Vegetable Croquettes
Finger food the whole family will enjoy. Crispy sweet potato croquettes are versatile and simple to make, a crowd-pleasing appetizer or side dish for any occasion.
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Roasted Sweet Potato Salad
An earthy and peppery vegan roasted sweet potato salad. Perfect for seasonal and meal prep-friendly dinners. The salad is flavorful, versatile, and bursting with color.
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Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Customizable and incredibly easy to make, these soft and crispy sweet potato fries are tossed with fragrant spices. They are oil-free and baked to perfection for a healthy and deliciously kid-friendly side dish.
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Curried Sweet Potato Burger
Packed with plant-based protein! The lentil, sweet potato, and quinoa patty is seasoned to perfection before being topped with homemade cilantro aioli and tomato chutney. A winning flavor combination that will make your taste buds dance with every bite.
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Sweet Potato Burgers
Hassleback Sweet Potato Traybake
This oven-roasted, crispy Hasselback potato recipe will be the star of your autumn dinner table. Scored sweet potatoes and carrots are massaged with garlic, cumin, and olive oil, then roasted until crispy and dressed in a tahini maple sauce.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Pie
It wouldn’t be fall without a sweet fragrant slice of sweet potato pie. A vegan flaky pie crust is filled with gooey sweet potato spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. You will be asking for seconds!
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Sweet Potato Ice Cream
Purple sweet potato ice cream is made with full-fat coconut milk and maple syrup for an indulgent and vibrant sweet treat. This creamy dessert can be made with or without an ice cream machine!
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Chickpea Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
This spiced chickpea-stuffed sweet potato is a satiating meal great for lunch or dinner. Loaded with layers of flavor from herbed chickpeas, baked sweet potato, and zesty avocado tahini sauce. Great for a simple, no-fuss meal.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Biscuits
Golden, flaky, buttery vegan sweet potato biscuits, baked to perfection in a cast iron skillet. The biscuits are an easy side dish that goes well with many different recipes. Bake and enjoy warm or store in the freezer and reheat for a later meal.
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Vegan Sweet Potato Chickpea Wrap
This smokey BBQ wrap is loaded with savory spice and fun textures. The combination of corn, sweet potato, red onion, and poblano pepper with a tangy and sweet BBQ sauce makes this recipe a family favorite. Perfect for meal prep and can be eaten for a quick lunch or dinner all week.
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Sweet Potato Casserole
This sweet potato casserole is a lighter, healthier version of a well-known autumn favorite. Loaded with sweet maple pecan crumble and creamy cinnamon spiced sweet potatoes. This recipe will have everyone asking to “pass the sweet potatoes” — absolutely delicious!
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Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas
A Mexican-inspired vegan dinner that highlights a cheesy blended filling made from sweet potato, cashews, and nutritional yeast. A quesadilla the whole family will enjoy!
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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadillas
Sweet Potato Nachos
These sweet potato nachos are made with layers of texture, colors, and refreshing flavors. The homemade sweet potato chip becomes the best pairing for the creamy cashew queso. A great finger food recipe for every occasion.
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Fudgy Sweet Potato “Nutella” Brownies
This extra fudgy “Nutella” brownie comes together in less than 15 minutes of prep. The gooey, chocolate goodness is packed with wholesome ingredients. It is a guilt-free yet very satisfying dessert every chocolate lover will enjoy!
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Vegan Frittata
This protein-packed vegan frittata is a game changer. Each serving has 12 grams of plant-based protein made with chickpea flour and red lentils. Easily customizable, this vegan frittata is an excellent addition to your weekly rotation of meals.
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Roasted Sweet Potato Hummus
You’ll love this creamy and flavorful dip that is the perfect fall snack. Naturally sweet and tangy, it goes well with pita chips, pomegranate seeds, and vegetables — a meal prep-friendly and nutritious protein-rich snack that will last all week in the refrigerator.
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09 app dip Sweet Potato Hummus
Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos
Elevate your Taco Tuesdays with Mexican-inspired veggie street tacos. This recipe is boasting with flavor and texture. Soft corn tortillas are filled with crunchy shredded cabbage, roasted sweet potatoes, and creamy refried black beans. What pulls this recipe together is the fresh guacamole and fragrant cilantro.
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Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos
Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Bread
This gluten-free sweet potato bread is spongy, sweet, and smells like fall. Coarsely chopped walnuts and a sprinkle of sugar give the bread a mouth-watering crumble topping. This sweet potato bread freezes perfectly; make a double batch and keep one pre-made loaf in the freezer to enjoy later!
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28+ Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes (Breakfast to Dinner)

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Vibrantly orange and oh-so-delicious, these vegan sweet potato recipes will be a hit with the whole family! Find sweet and savory roasted, baked, mashed and steamed goodness here. The following sweet potato soup is super easy, delicious and meal prep-friendly!
Serves 4

Ingredients

Sweet Potato Soup

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 2 large sweet potatoes cubed (about 5 cups)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Pinch of ginger powder
  • 1 cup coconut milk 240 ml
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place a large pot over medium heat and sauté onion, garlic and celery in olive oil for 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the sweet potatoes, broth and spices. Bring to a boil, then heat and let it simmer for 20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Pour in the coconut milk, then puree the soup using an immersion blender. Adjust to taste preferences and serve warm with a side of crusty bread or salad!

Notes

  • Sprinkle with additional pepper and make pretty swirls using vegan sour cream if wanted.
  • Any leftover soup can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for several days. Be sure to let it cool completely before transferring it!
  • Find 20+ more vegan sweet potato recipes in the article above.
Course: Ingredient
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
28+ Easy Vegan Sweet Potato Recipes (Breakfast to Dinner)
Amount per Serving
Calories
253
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
16
g
25
%
Saturated Fat
 
11
g
69
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Sodium
 
724
mg
31
%
Carbohydrates
 
26
g
9
%
Fiber
 
4
g
17
%
Sugar
 
8
g
9
%
Protein
 
4
g
8
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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