Sweet potatoes are wonderful year-round. However, there is something especially cozy about eating them during the holiday season. From sweet potato ice creams and cinnamon rolls to sweet potato curries and stews, this root vegetable is so versatile and delicious. If you’re in the mood for sweet potatoes this season, we’ve got you covered. These 12 seasonal sweet potato recipes taste amazing and will get you into the holiday spirit!

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1. Cinnamon Rolls with Sweet Potato Filling

Sweet Potato Cinnamon Rolls

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A simple, plant-based, whole wheat cinnamon roll recipe filled with sweet potato and cinnamon filling. Sweetened with pure maple syrup. These Cinnamon Rolls with Sweet Potato Filling by Natalie Martin MS, RD and Lexie Staten MS, RD
are amazing!

2. Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries With Parsley Cashew Dip

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These Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries With Parsley Cashew Dip by Crazy Vegan Kitchen are delicately seasoned with an Indian-inspired spice blend. Serve them along with the creamy parsley cashew dip to complement your favorite veggie burgers.

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3. Sweet Potato Chili

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This Sweet Potato Chili by Marina Yanay-Triner is a delicious, easy and hearty vegan chili recipe.

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4. Herb Roasted Autumn Harvest Bowls

 

Herb Roasted Autumn Harvest Bowls

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These Herb Roasted Autumn Harvest Bowls by Megan Calipari are easy, delicious and so filling. It’s full of a variety of textures and flavors, and it’s also great for meal prepping! You’ll be obsessed with these Herb Roasted Autumn Harvest Bowls!

5. Sweet Potato Ice Cream

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This Sweet Potato Ice Cream by Emily Brees is like a cousin to pumpkin pie. This creamy and decadent cashew-based ice cream is spicy and cool — nobody would ever guess that it actually contains sweet potato! A topping of pecans complements the ice cream and if you’re feeling it, add a dollop of coconut whipped cream.

6. Sweet Potato and Lentil Patties

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Another delicious veggie burger recipe is here. It has a tangier base thanks to the chives and great texture. This recipe also uses basic ingredients that you just might have sitting in your pantry waiting to be used. You have to try these Sweet Potato and Lentil Patties by Robin Browne!

7. Indian Dosa with Spiced Sweet Potato

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Authentic dosa pancakes are made by soaking, blending and fermenting black gram lentils (urad dal) and rice. So, this version is a take on dosa pancakes, which are wrapped around an aromatic spiced sweet potato and chickpea filling. You can serve these Indian Dosa with Spiced Sweet Potato by Jo Pratt with some mango chutney and coconut yogurt mixed with chopped coriander and lime juice, or raita.

8. Gluten Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Homemade Sauce

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Homemade Sauce

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This Gluten Free Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Homemade Sauce by Robin Browne is such a yum dinner to have on a cozy evening. This Gluten Free Gnocchi is healthy, filling, vegan and fun to make!

9. Gluten Free Sweet Potato Power Cookies

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These Gluten Free Sweet Potato Power Cookies by Ashley Smyczek are almost like bite-sized granola bars! Not only do they make the perfect snack, but you can even take them for breakfast on the go!

10. Cheesy Broccoli, Quinoa, and White Bean Bake

Cheesy Broccoli, Quinoa, and White Bean Bake

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This Cheesy Broccoli, Quinoa, and White Bean Bake by Allie Penner is a healthy vegan meal that’s big on flavour and satisfaction factor!

11. Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

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This soup is smoky but not overly so, a little sweet but still savory, and super-satiating. Though the toasted bread is optional, a crusty slice of sourdough is the best choice to accompany this Smoky Sweet Potato Soup by Jackie Sobon!

12. Cottage Pie

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Good old family classic Cottage Pie by Tania Pilcher made vegan friendly and is a perfect family comfort food dish for a chilly day. Plus, it’s vegan, gluten & dairy-free!

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