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Sweet Potato Passion! - 31 recipes

Celebrate sweet potatoes with a classic side dish or a new twist on an old favorite. Whether you like your yams sweet with a pat of butter and maple syrup, or embellished with lots of savory add-ins, we have recipes that you will want to make over and over again.

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By Caryl

Rate this recipe 4.5/5 (40 Votes)
Candied Sweet Potato Casserole 1 Picture
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Servings 6
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 35

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 3 medium)
  • 1 pound parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 6 medium)
  • 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 6 medium)
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut up
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon peel, finely shredded
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (13 ounce) jar marshmallow creme

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Top rated Sweet Potato Side Dish recipes

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We can all use easy side dish ideas and that’s exactly what this Apple Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes recipe is–ea...

  • 1 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup spiced apple cider
4.5/5 (17 Votes)

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Sliced and roasted in the oven with bit of sweetness!

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, finely grated on a microplane
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup nonfat Greek-style yogurt
  • 1 scallion, white and green parts chopped
4.5/5 (60 Votes)

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Yum! These crispy brown Sweet Potato Quinoa Patties make a perfect side dish

  • 2 cups baked sweet potato, skins removed & mashed (approximately 2 medium sweet potatoes)
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • Medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped (more to garnish)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • Earth balance vegan butter or coconut oil for cooking
4.6/5 (21 Votes)

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Although Americans often refer to sweet potatoes as yams, true yams are rarely available in U

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed but unpeeled
4.4/5 (45 Votes)

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Sweet Potato Casserole like Ruth’s Chris with a pecan crust! Perfect for Thanksgiving and a delicious alternative

  • CRUST:
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)
  • SWEET POTATO MIXTURE:
  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (can use canned to save time, just drain)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
4.4/5 (104 Votes)

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Freshly sliced orange gives this candied yam recipe a citrusy twist to this traditional winter recipe

  • 3-pounds sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and sliced crosswise in 1/4-inch thick rounds
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced into rounds
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, 2 sticks
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
4.5/5 (97 Votes)

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Everybody loves a Sweet Potato Casserole! This one is topped with a brown sugar and pecan mixture - is it a side di

  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
4.7/5 (47 Votes)

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Sweet potatoes are baked, then scooped

  • TOPPING:
  • 4 whole medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk, I used 2% and it worked out fine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, optional
  • 1 jar marshmallow fluff, or creme
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted
4.3/5 (75 Votes)

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A dish of bright orange, creamy sweet potatoes topped with a sticky layer of gooey, golden brown marshmallows is an...

  • 4 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups cornflakes cereal, crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
4.5/5 (49 Votes)

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Here's another vegetable recipe that is sure to please, and I bet you didn’t realize you could do this idea witho...

  • FRYING PAN:
  • BOWL 1: ORANGE
  • 4 medium-sized carrots
  • 1 large sweet potato
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons potato starch
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • BOWL 2: WHITE
  • 5 medium-sized white-fleshed potatoes, peeled
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons potato starch
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • BOWL 3: GREEN
  • 6 firm, large green zucchinis
  • 1 large white-fleshed potato
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons potato starch
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 4 large onions, diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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These sweet potato fries are better than any I have ever had at a restaurant! These will definitely be a new favori...

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch julienned strips (about 2-1/4 pounds)
4.5/5 (33 Votes)

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Candied sweet potatoes in less than 10 minutes? It's possible with this quick and easy pressure cooker recipe

  • 3 sweet potatoes, cut in 3/4 inch slices then cubed
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • Marshmallows, optional
4.5/5 (28 Votes)

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I'm on cloud nine having just had a small helping of my sweet potato casserole

  • SWEET POTATOES:
  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (from baked sweet potatoes)
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 bag (6 ounce) pecan halves
  • 4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1/4 cup honey (I used chestnut honey)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • salt
4.3/5 (43 Votes)

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Maple syrup and apples add a sweet taste to this sweet potato recipe

  • 2 pounds baked sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into slices
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and cut into slices
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
4.7/5 (12 Votes)

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