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The best sweet potato curry recipe.

Easy Sweet Potato Curry

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Indian-Inspired


Easy Sweet Potato Curry – a simple and delicious recipe that makes the BEST leftovers!  Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner!


  • 23 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes, diced
  • 2 cans coconut milk, full-fat
  • 2 jars, 4oz red curry paste
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 russet potato, cubed
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • Optional toppings: chopped cashews, chopped fresh cilantro, and lime wedges


  1. Drizzle olive oil in large Dutch Oven.
  2. Bring to medium heat and add garlic and onions.  Let cook until onions reduce, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add ginger, turmeric, salt, pepper and sweet potatoes. Let it cook for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add coconut milk, curry paste and almond milk. Stir to combine.
  5. Bring to a simmer and then add russet potato, green bell pepper, red bell pepper, lime juice and basil.
  6. Continue simmering approximately 10-15 minutes or until potatoes are cooked, but still fairly firm.
  7. Taste and add additional salt, ginger, lime juice, or basil as desired.
  8. Serve as-is or with rice.


  • Coconut Milk: we recommend recombining your coconut milk with an immersion blender before adding it to the pot if it has separated in the can.
  • Storage: Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 6 oz
  • Calories: 228
  • Sugar: 3.9 g
  • Sodium: 133.3 mg
  • Fat: 16.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.6 g
  • Protein: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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