Slow Cooker Coconut-Curry Sweet Potatoes

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Spice up your seasonal sweet potatoes!

Take sweet potatoes to places you never thought possible with this spicy, savory slow cooker meal! Rich in beta carotene and fiber, sweet potatoes are one of our favorite superfoods. When slowly simmered with curry, coconut, and garlic, they take on a powerful, unique flavor that’s perfect for the season.

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Slow Cooker Coconut-Curry Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes are slow-cooked with rich spices to create a mouthwatering dish perfect for any occasion.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Yield 6 people
Serving Size 1 cup
Course Dinner, Side Dish
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 3 sweet potatoes medium, peeled and diced into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut


  • Add coconut oil to the slow cooker and preheat to high while preparing potatoes and garlic.
  • Add potatoes, garlic, and all remaining ingredients, except coconut, to the slow cooker. Stir well.
  • Cover and cook on high 2-3 hours or low 4-5 hours. Recommend using a 4-6 quart slow cooker. Add shredded coconut about 5 minutes before turning off slow cooker. If desired, add additional coconut for garnish.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 123mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 9
Keywords Low-Carb, Paleo, Slow Cooker, Vegetarian

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    1. Randi, You can definitely leave out the coconut palm sugar, as sweet potatoes are naturally sweet on their own.

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