30+ Sweet Potato Recipes
Everybody knows that the sweetest part of Thanksgiving dinner is the sweet potatoes! We love 'em as a side or a dessert. Check out all our favorite ways to mash up this tasty veggie.
Twice-Cooked Sweet Potatoes with Fried Rosemary & Garlic Chips
Topped with caramelized onions and crispy garlic, this side is seriously savory (and seriously good!).
Recipe: Try our Twice-Cooked Sweet Potatoes with Fried Rosemary & Garlic Chips
Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin
Take advantage of autumn's delicious produce. Thinly sliced sweet potatoes and apples get even more flavorful when stacked together with onion sauce up to two days ahead.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato & Apple Gratin
Cheesy Sweet Potato Gratin
Easy, cheesy, beautiful!
Recipe: Try our Cheesy Sweet Potato Gratin
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Three Ways
Choose what works for you: mashmallows, pumpkin seeds, or pecans!
Recipe: Try our Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes, Three Ways
Sweet Potato & Orange Casserole
Sometimes, sweet on sweet is the way to go. This recipe layers orange slices with sweet potatoes for a delicious twist.
Recipe: Try Joy Philbin's Sweet Potato & Orange Casserole
Patti LaBelle's Sweet Potato Pie
Instead of following the crowd with another pumpkin pie, opt for its close cousin. Don't forget the equal-sized dollop of homemade whipped cream!
Where to buy: Patti's Good Life by Patti LaBelle Sweet Potato Pie, $3.98 at Walmart.com
Sweet Potato & Arugula Salad with Farro & Lentils
For a healthy option, make this vegan salad with lentils, farro, and pumpkin seeds.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato & Arugula Salad with Farro & Lentils
Jerk Sweet Potatoes
You only need a few ingredients to take your sweet potatoes to the next level.
Recipe: Try our Jerk Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potato Casserole with Chia Seed Streusel
Grab a spoon and dig in!
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Casserole with Chia Seed Streusel
Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro
Make sweet potatoes even sweeter with dried cranberries.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potatoes with Cilantro
Don't choose between mashed potatoes and sweet potatoes at Thanksgivg. Make both at once!
Recipe: Try our Golden Mashers
Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits
Sneak a little sweet potato into your biscuits for a festive twist and an even softer inside.
Recipe: Try our Spiced Sweet Potato Biscuits
Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Tip: To cut down on cooking time, skip peeling—just roast the potatoes in their skins before mashing.
Recipe: Try our Maple Sweet Potatoes
Toasted Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie
Warm, roasted marshmallows top off this creamy sweet potato pie. It's like an indoor sweet potato campfire!
Recipe: Try our Toasted Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie
Caramel Apple-Sweet Potato Casserole
This casserole-meets-stuffing side packs the flavor with chunks of tart apple, apple juice, and—of course—sweet potatoes!
Recipe: Try our Caramel Apple-Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potato Custard
You've gotta try this smooth and sweet potato custard. Sprinkle with toasted chopped pecans.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Custard
Sweet Potato Salad
Roasted sweet potatoes paired with cilantro gives a garden-fresh feel to this hearty, yet simple dish.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Salad
Sweet Potatoes and Corn
Mix together sweet potatoes, corn shallots, and fresh greens, then season with lime juice and chili powder for an easy-as-pie dish.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato & Corn Recipe
Mashed Potato Layer Bake
This layered casserole of creamy mashed white and sweet potatoes is flavored with cream cheese and sour cream, and topped with two kinds of cheese.
Recipe: Try our Mashed Potato Layer Bake
Sweet Potato Bites
Slice up sweet potatoes, then spice and add a dollop of sour cream and dill for dipping. Now that's a nutritious nibble!
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Bites
Mashed Caramel Sweet Potatoes
Just when you thought your sweet potatoes couldn't get any sweeter, we drizzle in some caramel sauce—it's the ultimate sweet tooth satisfier.
Recipe: Try our Mashed Caramel Sweet Potatoes
Fleur's Sweet Potato Tart
Chef Adam Perry Lang's wife, Fleur, shows us how to whip up this sweet potato tart complete with shortbread cookie crumbles and a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Tart
Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries
Ditch your ordinary French fries for this baked alternative. Not only are these a quick and healthy option, but they're sweetened with warm cinnamon, too.
Recipe: Try our Roasted Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries
Roasted Sweet Potato & Carrot Puree
Mix together two of fall's best orange veggies for this carrot and sweet potato puree. Nothing compliments your Thanksgiving turkey better.
Recipe: Try our Roasted Sweet Potato & Carrot Puree
Southwestern Kale & Sweet Potato Salad
Depart from the usual marshmallow-topped dish with this healthier side salad. With tender sweet potatoes and toasted pepitas, you won't even notice the missing casserole.
Recipe: Try our Southwestern Kale & Sweet Potato Salad
Sweet Potato Hash
Add a breakfast spin to the Thanksgiving table by sautéing peppers and onions in with diced sweet potatoes. Everyone will be wanting seconds.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Hash
Roasted Carrot, Squash & Sweet Potato Soup
Who says soup can't be a Thanksgiving dish? This sweet blend of all things orange is exactly what we want to accompany our turkey.
Recipe: Try our Roasted Carrot, Squash & Sweet Potato Soup
Sweet Potatoes with Scallion Butter
DIY scallion butter and smother it on roasted sweet potatoes for a unique flavor combo, then toss on some sliced Fresno chiles to balance out the sweet. Your dinner guests will thank you.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potatoes with Scallion Butter
Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole
Funky dishes are exciting, but we know that classic is good too. Here it is—the best basic sweet potato and pecan casserole.
Recipe: Try our Nutty Sweet Potato Casserole
Sweet Potatoes with Pear-Molasses Compote
If you're the type to grill out even in freezing weather, this one's for you. Or, just use a grill pan.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potatoes with Pear-Molasses Compote
Sweet Potato-Apple Latkes with Cranberry Sauce
Hanukkah may come after Thanksgiving, but anytime is a good time to enjoy potato pancakes. Especially when they're made from sweet potatoes and topped with a zingy cranberry spread.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato-Apple Latkes with Cranberry Sauce
Sweet Potato, Coconut & Pecan Muffins
If Thanksgiving isn't one massive carb fest, we don't know what it is. Celebrate that by combining some of those carbs together!
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato, Coconut & Pecan Muffins
Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes
These may have been intended for a campfire or tailgate, but with rosemary, maple syrup, and bacon, there's no reason they can't work as a Turkey Day side, too.
Recipe: Try our Grilled Hasselback Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potato Oven Fries
With all the prep needed on Thanksgiving, your kitchen might look like a crime scene. Simplify one dish by cooking up these basic oven-baked fries.
Recipe: Try our Sweet Potato Oven Fries