The holiday season is never complete without sweet potatoes. These starchy tubers are extremely versatile, and they belong on the table whether it’s breakfast, lunch, or a huge Thanksgiving feast. They’re full of fiber and antioxidants, and a bit of added sweetness can even convince picky kids to take a bite. We’re in the heart of sweet potato season, so we’ve gathered all our favorite sweet potato recipes to inspire your next meal.
Check them out!
1. Sweet Potato Skins
To start us off, we love a good sweet potato appetizer. These sweet potato skins are casual and healthier than normal potato skins. You can add cheese and bacon if you want, and try experimenting with some of your other favorite flavors and seasonings.
Woman’s Day has a tasty-looking recipe.
2. Sweet Potato Fritters
These easy-to-make sweet potato fritters are another fun appetizer idea. They’re fried and full of delicious flavor. You can serve them before your Thanksgiving feast or include them as a side for an everyday meal. Kids will love them because they’re fried, and you’ll love them because they’re made from fiber-filled sweet potatoes.
We got the recipe from Epicurious.
3. Honey Glazed Sweet Potatoes
For a more traditional fall-themed side dish, try these honey glazed sweet potatoes. They’re made on the stove, and you only need four ingredients. They have the perfect amount of sweetness so everyone at the table will want to dig in.
4. Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes
What’s better than a twice-baked potato? A twice-baked sweet potato! This recipe yields deliciously tender and flavorful potatoes that go well with just about any entree. You can even make this side dish ahead of time and heat them up for later.
Go to Lil Luna for the recipe.
5. Sweet Potato Casserole
Everyone loves a good casserole, and this super simple sweet potato casserole is no exception. It’ll look perfect set against your traditional Thanksgiving tablescape, and it won’t take up a lot of your time in the kitchen. The marshmallow topping might be our favorite part, but this casserole is one that will have guests reaching for seconds.
Spend With Pennies has the recipe.
6. Maple Cranberry Sweet Potatoes
This sweet potato recipe looks just as delicious as it tastes. It uses all the best fall produce to create a side dish that is rich in antioxidants and oh so colorful. If you’re rushed for time, you can also prepare this dish the day before and heat it up when you’re ready to serve your meal.
Get the recipe with Good Housekeeping.
7. Sweet Potato With Crispy Rice Topping
If you’re looking for a sweet potato recipe that is fun and different than your normal go-to side dish, this is it. This recipe has everything you need to wow your guests. It comes with decadent caramel sauce, a fun crispy topping, and smooth sweet potatoes.
We love this recipe from The Cake Chica.