Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes pair perfectly with ham and other Easter dinner favorites. Whether you love classic candied sweet potatoes or feel like trying something new, our sweet potato recipes will round out your Easter dinner menu nicely.

How to Bake Sweet Potatoes

For a sweeter and more nutritious alternative to baked white potatoes, you should take note of how to bake sweet potatoes. While just as filling as their lighter counterparts, sweet potatoes are a dieter's dream--loaded with nutrients, fat-free, satisfying and delicious, and relatively low in both carbs and calories. And you can cook them in much the same way as you would white potatoes.

Lemon-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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If sweet potatoes are your vegetable of choice, try this glazed recipe that combines sugar, lemon juice, nutmeg, and butter for a side dish that's fit for a holiday meal.

Sweet-Potato Crunch


Pumpkin pie spice flavors a sweet potato casserole. A corn flake topping adds a tasty crunch for this side dish recipe.

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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These baked sweet potatoes are lower in calories, fat, and sugar than the traditional butter and marshmallow version.

How to Make Sweet Potato Casserole

Just because something is sweet doesn't mean it can't be good for you: Learn how to make sweet potato casserole and fill your body with loads of vitamin A and fiber.

Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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Although this side-dish recipe is a must-have for Thanksgiving and Christmas, you can enjoy it throughout the winter months when sweet potatoes are most available.

Maple Sweet Potatoes

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Honeyed Sweet Potatoes

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No honey handy? This speedy sweet potato recipe would work just as well with maple syrup.

Roasted Veggie Mash

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Taste this healthful take on French fries.

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Apples

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Baked sweet potatoes and apples, glazed with brown sugar and butter, have a crunchy nut topping.

Chipotle Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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Scalloped potatoes take a Southwestern turn with this side dish casserole. It uses sweet spuds, Mexican cheese, and chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.

Sweet Potato-Parsnip Mash


Try this bright orange vegetable side dish instead of mashed potatoes. Apple juice adds a little sweetness.

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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It looks like a side dish but this potato has a savory ham filling so it's all you need for lunch or a light dinner.

Warm Sweet Potato Salad

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Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Apples

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Syrup, cider, and butter make an easy glaze for this sweet potato side dish. Serve it with roast turkey or ham.

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