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Best Sweet Potato Recipes

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These sweet potato recipes will have your mouth watering with the wonderful flavor of fall.

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Sweet Potato Fries, Casseroles, Pie, and More!

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

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!

Our Best Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

These guilt-free sweet potato fries are the perfect snack and taste like a restaurant-quality appetizer.

Photo Credit: Samantha Jones

Chai-Spiced Baked Sweet Potatoes

Classic glazed sweet potatoes have a new spin with chai spice, and they add new flavor to your traditional Thanksgiving meal. Other unique baked sweet potato recipes include orange-glazed sweet potatoes, baked sweet potatoes with apples, and apricot-glazed sweet potatoes.

Photo Credit: MSPhotographic/shutterstock

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
Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Garlic Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Nothing can beat mashed sweet potatoes as a side dish, especially with the added garlic flavor. Take the extra step to turn these mashed sweet potatoes into sweet potato cakes if you’d like to change things up.


Sweet Potato Souffle

Make a big batch of this souffle 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.

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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 Casseroles

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.

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

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.

Photo Credit: MAJ/CQ

Sweet Potato and Pineapple Casserole

It might seem odd to put sweet potatoes and pineapples together in one recipe, but it’s perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

You can check out even more delicious casserole recipes here in case you’re not quite in the mood for sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Pie and Cake Recipes

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!


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!

Photo Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

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

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