by Skinny Ms.
We know that holiday meal planning can be stressful. Not only are you looking for ways to entertain and create plenty of delicious foods for large groups of people, you also want to keep things as healthy as possible. This means canned and boxed foods are not an option, even if they are faster and more convenient. This slow cooker recipe for healthy savory sweet potatoes is a great way to provide a tasty dish without a lot of effort. Slow cooker foods can make your holiday meal planning a breeze!
Wondering how to keep everyone in your family happy with the holiday dishes, but you only have so much time into planning and preparing your holiday meal? Slow cooker recipes are the way to go. Our selection of healthy slow cooker meals can help you organize entrees, side dishes, and even desserts for large groups of people. No matter whether your family prefers a traditional holiday meal or you want to liven things up with non-traditional dishes, we’ve got you covered.
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe, approximately 2/3 cup | Calories: 234 | Previous Points: 5 | Points Plus: 7 | Total Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 21 mg | Sodium: 10 mg | Carbohydrates: 28 g | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 18 g | Protein: 1 g |
- 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and diced into 1" cubes, (peel if preferred)
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup sucanat or coconut palm sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Add Extra-Virgin Olive Oil to the slow cooker and preheat to high will preparing potatoes and garlic. Add potatoes and all remaining ingredients to the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on high 2-3 hours or low 4-5 hours. We recommend using a 4-6 quart slow cooker.
The fats in this recipe are from the olive oil which are healthy fats.
NOTE: Sucanat or coconut palm sugar can be located in the organic section of most grocery stores or in any whole food type stores. Although honey can be a substitute for sucanat, it's recommended to use sucanat or coconut palm sugar because its flavor works perfectly with the other ingredients in this sweet and savory recipe.
This recipe is featured in our Skinny Ms. Slow Cooker cookbook.
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