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A roundup of different soul food sweet potato recipes from across the globe, but especially Southern U.S. These are mostly side dish recipes, but also include a few main dish recipes where sweet potatoes area key ingredient like soups, and stews, and in some cases salads or desserts.

"Tupelo" Coal Roasted Purple Sweet Potatoes

You want that smoke? Well this charcoal baked purple sweet potato recipe is literally and figuratively fire!   Delicious super food, purple sweet potatoes are baked on top of hot coals and served topped with jerk butter and maple syrup. The sweetness of the potatoes are balanced against the savory heat from the jerk spice …

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"Morning Sunrise" Sweet Potato Smoothie

Soul food goodness served up in the form of a sweet potato smoothie. Sweet potatoes are roasted ahead of time and served in a smoothie with dates, strawberries, and spices. This smoothie has an intense sweet potato flavor from the roasting process which provides that caramelized taste and is the perfect dish for a good …

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"Balance" Healthy Black Rice Salad W/ Sweet Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds

This black rice recipe makes for a colorful side dish that is as delicious and good for you as it looks! The sweetness of the potatoes is balanced with the savory nutty flavor of the rice and the tartness from the pomegranate seeds and all work together for an incredible mouth experience. Often when I …

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"walk of life" roasted sweet potatoes with yogurt sauce

These roasted sweet potatoes are a lab recipe gone well. I was literally toying around with Thanksgiving sweet potatoes recipes and stumbled into this one. It's easy, quick, no fuss and damn good. Don't feel like you have to wait til the holidays though. Its perfect on plain old weeknights and weekends too.

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