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Sweet Potato Recipe: Healthy Snack For Weight Loss [2022]

Shalini Thakur

Recipe by Shalini Thakur

sweet potato salad

Cooking Time

15 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes

Ingredients
  • Sweet Potatoes - 1
  • Onion Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Olive Oil - 2 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Celery - 10 g
  • Salt Per Taste
  • If mango is the king of fruits, then potato is the king of vegetables! Agreed? Well, you can’t deny the fact potatoes are like extroverts, you put them in anything they mix up so well. Whether baked, mashed, side dish or main course they taste heavenly. Now before we salivate more, let’s dive into a yummy “sweet potato recipe”.

    sweet potato salad
    • Firstly, in a bowl take diced sweet potatoes, and keep them aside.
    • Furthermore, in a pan, take olive oil, and add cumin seeds, onion powder, and garlic powder.
    • Then, add diced sweet potato, and let it roast until cooked.
    • After that, top it up with salt, lemon juice, and celery.
    • Give it all a good mix, and relish your flavorsome salad.

    Tips

    • Make sure to keep checking frequently and giving it a stir while roasting.
    • Also, add chili flakes and Italian herbs for extra flavor.
    • You can even add any of the seasonal vegetables of your choice.
    • You can also use boiled sweet potato to save up time.

    Health Benefits Of Sweet Potato

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    crispy sweet potato salad
    • Sweet Potato is enriched with vitamin A, therefore it is good for overall eye health.
    • Moreover, these are the best source of dietary fiber, thus preventing all types of illness and germs as they have amazing antibacterial capabilities that are incredible for your gut health.
    • About half of your recommended daily amount of vitamin C may be found in one cup of cooked sweet potatoes! Therefore, consuming sweet potatoes can help strengthen the immune system.
    • Sweet Potatoes’ calorie count is 145 kcal per 100 grams which makes them a suitable choice for weight loss.
    • Enriched with dietary fibers, they are low in calories, hence which makes them great for a healthy diet.
    • Further, they also contain vitamin B5 and B6 which helps in maintaining a good metabolism.

    Sweet Potato Nutrition

    Nutrients Value Per 100 Grams
    Calories145 kcal
    Carbs24 gm
    Protein6 gm
    Fat 2 gm

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    FAQS

    What is sweet potato in Hindi called?

    Sweet Potato in Hindi is called Shakarkand.

    Is sweet potato good for weight loss?

    Sweet potato is loaded with dietary fiber, and vitamins like A, C, and B5 and also very low on calories which makes it great for weight loss.

    What is the difference between a white potato and sweet potatoes?

    Sweet potato and White potatoes are comparatively different when it comes to their nutritional part. While the sweet potato’s calories are very less and it is enriched with vitamin A, C, and B5 whereas white potatoes are huge in potassium and calories. Therefore, sweet potatoes have more health benefits.

    Fun Fact

    Have a hard time choosing a healthy snack in your weight management journey? You can make this street-style bhel puri without stepping out on the street! It’s healthy and delicious so you don’t have to put a stop to your cravings. Binge on!

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    Disclaimer

    All recipes from Fitelo’s kitchen are devised to suit specific needs. And what may suit one condition may not be applicable to the other. Hence always consult your nutritionist or dietitian before adding any of these recipes to your diet.

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