15 Healthy Potato Recipes That Are Actually on Your Diet
Potatoes can be transformed into chips, french fries and loaded baked potatoes smothered with cheese. Not exactly health food. But the truth is that these fiber-packed root veggies are also full of potassium, vitamins and antioxidants that do all sorts of good stuff for our bodies. Plus, they’re cheap, naturally gluten-free and super filling. Time to stop demonizing the potato? We think so. Here are 15 healthy potato recipes that are actually on your diet.
1. Sweet Potato Noodles with Almond Sauce
Meet “swoodles,” the most genius invention since zoodles. (And these are topped with a vegan almond sauce, yum.)
3. Mashed Potatoes with Turnips and Leeks
Craving mashed potatoes? Lighten up the carbalicious side dish with pureed turnips and leeks.
5. Cauliflower Sweet Potato Burgers
Forget sad packages of veggie burgers. Here’s your new go-to meatless meal: cauliflower sweet potato burgers with lettuce, scallions and spicy mayo.
8. Oven-Roasted Beets and Potatoes
Sweet beets and creamy potatoes unite in this easy roasted root vegetable dish. (Can we officiate the wedding?)
10. Easy Homemade Potato Chips
Sure, potato chips aren’t the healthiest, but these are baked, not fried. (Just go with it.)
11. Singapore Sweet Potato Noodles
The easiest way to add more veggies to your diet? Swap sweet potato noodles for traditional pasta.
12. Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Blue Cheese Crema
Stick roasted sweet potatoes in a black bean taco and you have the makings of a fabulous meatless meal.
15. French Potato Salad
Let the root veggies shine in this potato salad by adding a simple garlic vinaigrette and a handful of herbs to the mix.