Walnut and Pomegranate Sweet Potato

10 Minutes

super easy


This Walnut and Pomegranate Sweet Potato is one of my go-to comfort dishes during the chilly weeks of fall. The combination of the warm, roasted sweet potatoes with the crunch of the toasted walnuts and the burst of sweetness from the pomegranate arils is simply mouth-watering. It’s the perfect side dish for a cozy dinner at home or to bring to a potluck with friends. I love that it’s both delicious and nutritious, bursting with vitamins and healthy antioxidants. One bite of this dish and you’ll be hooked – trust me!

Let’s talk about the benefits you get from this comfort dish. Starting with walnuts – these little guys are jam-packed with nutrients. They’re a great source of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Pomegranates are also filled with nutrients like vitamin C, antioxidants and potassium. Not only can they help fight off diseases, they’re also great for improving your skin. Last but not least, sweet potatoes are one of the healthiest vegetables you can add to your plate. They’re high in fiber, vitamin C, and contain anti-inflammatory properties. Plus, they’re absolutely delicious! So grab a handful of walnuts, a few pomegranate seeds and top them up on some baked sweet potato for a delicious and nutritious snack.

Why You’ll Love It 

The combination of the crunchy walnut and tangy pomegranate paired with the comforting sweetness of the sweet potato creates a mouth-watering sensation that you won’t be able to resist.

Not only is this dish filled with the goodness of sweet potato, but the addition of walnuts and pomegranate seeds add even more health benefits. Walnuts contain heart-healthy fats and antioxidants, while pomegranate seeds are packed with vitamin C and fiber.

This dish is a perfect combination of delicious and nutritious, with the added benefits of both walnuts and pomegranates. The sweet potato provides a healthy dose of fiber and vitamins, while the walnuts offer healthy fats and protein. Pomegranates are chock-full of antioxidants and are known for their anti-inflammatory properties. Together, these ingredients create a satisfying and healthy meal that you’ll love.

Recipe Cost Breakdown

      1 medium sweet potato: $0.94

      1 pomegranate: $3.98

      2 tbsp coconut yogurt: $0.33

      2 tbsp walnuts: $0.35

      Finely chopped fresh parsley: $0.17

      Total Cost: $5.77

What You’ll Need

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1 medium sweet potato
1 pomegranate
2 tbsp coconut yogurt
2 tbsp walnuts
Finely chopped fresh parsley
Himalayan salt to taste

Nutritional Information

399 Calories
16 g Total Fat
12 g Fiber
62 g Net Carbs
35 g Sugar
8 g Protein
586 mg Sodium



Preheat the oven to 425 F.
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Generously pierce the sweet potato with a fork.
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Bake sweet potato until tender (45-50 min).
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Allow sweet potato to cool, then split down the center and open with a fork.
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Toast walnuts on a dry pan over high heat for 3 minutes, then set aside.
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Generously spoon yogurt over potato. Sprinkle toasted walnuts, pomegranate, parsley, and himalayan salt.
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Take a deep breath. Return to grace. Enjoy!
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