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Savory Sweet Potato Bites

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These savory sweet potato bites make a great snack, appetizer, or side dish when planning your meals. They’re delicious and perfect for sharing!

I love to make these when I need a special treat or appetizer for family dinner night. They’re poppable bites that everyone loves and they’re loaded with delicious flavors.

If you are looking for unique ways to use sweet potatoes you should also try Sweet Potato Salad Recipe, Weight Watchers Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet, Weight Watchers Stuffed Sweet Potatoes, and Maple Sweet Potato Home Fries Recipe!

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There is nothing quite like sweet potatoes. They’re versatile, loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, and you can make them sweet or like this recipe, savory!

My savory sweet potato bites recipe is simple to prepare and it always wows my family and friends. These bites look and taste amazing, perfect for any holiday grazing table, pre-dinner munching, and more.

finished sweet potato bites ready to eat.

Is this a gluten free appetizer recipe?

These sweet potato bites are naturally gluten free. That means you can enjoy this gluten free appetizer without making any alterations or changes to suit your dietary needs.

For those of you who also want to make a dairy free appetizer you are in luck as well, these savory sweet potato rounds are dairy free without any alterations.

This is a great allergy friendly recipe that everyone can enjoy without making changes or sacrifices. The crispy bacon and creamy guacamole make for an indulgent bite that will have everyone hooked and asking for more!

top down look at the finished savory sweet potato bites ready to eat.

How many servings does this recipe for sweet potato bites make?

This recipe will make about 20 servings of 1 sweet potato bite each. You can double the recipe if you like, it’s really simple so there’s no extra work involved.

You can also cut the recipe in half if you need just a few servings to share with a small group. This recipe will make a varied amount of servings based on the size of your sweet potatoes as well.

We base the recipe on 20 servings for nutritional estimates and Weight Watchers Personal Points estimations. Be sure to calculate for yourself based on exactly the ingredients you put into your version at home!

a top down view of the savory sweet potato bites ready to serve.

How many Weight Watchers points are in this recipe for sweet potato bites?

Now that Weight Watchers has adapted their programs to be unique to each individual user you will have to enter the recipe information on the app or the website in order to know what your Personal Points information will be!

We estimate that this recipe will be between 1-3 points per serving based on your nutritional selections and needs within the program!

a close up view of the finished savory sweet potato bites ready to eat.

What do I need to make these savory sweet potato bites?

To make this easy recipe you will need center cut bacon, olive oil, sweet potatoes, salt / pepper, avocados, lime juice, smoked paprika, and cilantro!

You can find the full amounts and ingredients listed in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post as well. It’s a great resource for shopping as well, one printable sheet that keeps everything organized.

ingredients needed to make savory sweet potato bites ready to be prepared.

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Making healthy meals is a breeze with these kitchen essentials. Keeping things like this on hand makes my life so much easier in the kitchen.

Some things that are great to have on hand when prepping meals like this is a cutting board, sharp knives, and storage containers.

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plated and finished savory sweet potato bites ready to eat.

How to make savory sweet potato rounds:

This recipe is really easy to make and even easier to serve and enjoy. Savory sweet potato bites are perfect as an appetizer or snack recipe. It’s a great and unique way to serve up sweet potatoes.

Check out these step by step instructions for preparing this simple gluten free appetizer recipe below.

Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking sheet with foil 

oil being put onto the sheet.

Slice potatoes 

potatoes sliced and ready to be baked.

Brush foiled baking sheet with olive oil 

potatoes brushed with olive oil.

Lay on a single layer of sweet potato rounds 

sprinkling the potatoes with salt and pepper

Sprinkle with salt & pepper 

potatoes being flipped halfway through baking.

Bake 20 minutes then flip and bake an additional 10 minutes 

avocados getting ready to be mashed.

In a small bowl mash the avocado then stir in lime juice and paprika 

seasoning being added to the mashed avocado.

Place a dollop of avocado mix on each sweet potato round

guacamole ready to be put onto the sweet potato rounds.

Sprinkle on bacon and cilantro 

bacon being added to the rounds

Serve and enjoy! 

close up of the finished savory sweet potato bites ready to serve.

Looking for more delicious ways to prepare sweet potatoes?

Here are some of our other favorite sweet potato recipes that are family friendly and great for sharing. Try out all of these delicious recipes.

top down look at the finished savory sweet potato bites.

Make sure to let us know in the comments below how you prefer to prepare sweet potatoes for your family. These options would make a great addition to any meal plan you have going and it’s a great way to find new ways to enjoy such a versatile and healthy potato.

Printable Savory Sweet Potato Bites Recipe:

Yield: 20 Servings

Savory Sweet Potato Bites

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These savory sweet potato bites make a great snack, appetizer, or side dish when planning your meals. They're delicious and perfect for sharing!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 slices center cut bacon, cooked & diced
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, sliced into rounds
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon dry cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 and line a baking sheet with foil
  2. Slice potatoes
  3. Brush foiled baking sheet with olive oil
  4. Lay on a single layer of sweet potato rounds
  5. Sprinkle with salt & pepper
  6. Bake 20 minutes then flip and bake an additional 10 minutes
  7. In a small bowl mash the avocado then stir in lime juice and paprika
  8. Place a dollop of avocado mix on each sweet potato round
  9. Sprinkle on bacon and cilantro
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Yield

20

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 84Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 2mgSodium 62mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 2gSugar 1gProtein 2g

As with any of our recipes, carb counts, calorie counts, WW points and nutritional information varies greatly. As a result, your nutritional content depends on which products you choose to use when cooking this dish. The auto-calculation is just an automated estimate and should NOT be used for specific dietary needs.

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