Best Sweet Potato Recipes

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Sweet Potato Fries, Casseroles, Pie, and More!

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Sweet potatoes are versatile, nutritious, and low in calories, making for the perfect addition to any meal. Here are some delicious sweet potato recipes, including casseroles, sweet potato fries, biscuits, and a two amazing recipes added this year.

While cooking sweet potatoes, keep in mind: Sweet potatoes have a few varieties that are interchangeable in cooking, and they will retain their color better if you cook them with a slice of lemon. Enjoy the recipes and happy eating!

Sweet Potato Oven Fries

The combination of sweet and spicy coating on the fries and the tangy, cool dipping sauce had us going back for more!

Sweet Potato Oven Fries
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Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry

This dish is hearty, warming, colorful, and so good! The recipe won second prize in The 2017 Old Farmer’s Almanac Recipe Contest.

Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry
Sweet Potato Lentil Coconut Curry
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Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Nothing can beat mashed sweet potatoes as a side dish, especially with a hint of garlic flavor.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potato Soufflé

Make a big batch of this soufflé ahead of time and reheat it when you’re ready to eat. It will retain its delicious quality, and it makes for an easy vegetable in your dinner.

Sweet Potato Soufflé
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Sweet Potato Biscuits

If you love sweet potatoes and are always the first to grab a biscuit, you’ll be eating these sweet potato biscuits by the dozen!

Sweet Potato Biscuits
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Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole

This dish is perfect for those who wish they could have dessert first, but still packs in all the great health benefits of sweet potatoes.

Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole
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Sweet Potato and Sausage Casserole

A combination of sweet potatoes, sausage, apples, and cheese has never tasted so good. Skip the cheese and sausage pizza for this delicious sweet potato casserole.

Sweet Potato and Sausage Casserole
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Sweet Potato and Pineapple Casserole

Putting sweet potatoes and pineapples together in one recipe might seem odd, but it’s perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth.

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Casserole
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Sweet Potato Pie

This sweet potato pie recipe will help you to easily put together an old classic. Be sure to load up with whipped cream!

Sweet Potato Pie

Pecan-Crust Sweet Potato Pound Cake

This tender and faintly spicy sweet potato cake from The Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking Cookbook is sure to please everyone at your dinner party, and we bet your kids won’t even guess that it’s a vegetable cake!

Pecan-Crust Sweet Potato Pound Cake
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Sweet Potato Ice Cream

Not kidding! Sweet Potato Ice Cream won first place in our sweet potato recipe contest. It’s delicious and requires no churning. It reminds us of Thanksgiving.

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

This Almanac contest-winning recipe is one of the best macaroni and cheese recipes we’ve ever tasted! The orange color comes from the earthy goodness of sweet potatoes, not artificial colors.

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Which of these is your favorite sweet potato recipe? Tell us below!

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Managing editor, Sarah Perreault, works on all things Almanac, but is especially proud to be the editor of our Old Farmer’s Almanac for Kids series. Read More from Sarah Perreault

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