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Sweet Potato Rice

Easy-to-make sweet potato rice is a wonderfully versatile side dish or base for a variety of bowl-meals. Paleo, Whole30, gluten- and dairy-free, this recipe is perfect for many dietary needs.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: paleo, vegetarian, whole30
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 113kcal
Author: Megan | Easy Healthy Recipes


  • Food processor


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes approximately 4
  • 3 teaspoons olive or avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Peel sweet potatoes. Chop and place in food processor.
    Peeled sweet potatoes in food processor
  • Shred sweet potato chunks in food processor until potatoes resemble tiny pieces of rice.
    Shredded sweet potato in a food processor bowl
  • Heat large skillet over medium heat. Add oil, sweet potato rice, salt, and black pepper.
    Sweet potato rice, oil, and seasoning in a large silver skillet.
  • Cook 20 to 25 minutes, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes have shrunken considerably and start to caramelize. Add water if necessary to prevent sticking.
    Silver saucepan with sweet potato rice


Serving: 0.25cup | Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 382mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 16088IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg | Net Carbs: 20g