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.

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Sweet Potatoes for Grandma

This past weekend my mom called me to go over the Thanksgiving menu. We went through it item by item, reviewed our list, checked it twice and then hung up. Two minutes later she called me back and asked if we could really have Thanksgiving without sweet potatoes. I said, "I think we'll have enough food."

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.

Total: 1 hr 2 mins

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow Surprise


The perfect "do ahead" side dish for the season -- silky and delicious with a sweet surprise inside.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

How to Make Glazed Sweet Potatoes

You can enjoy this holiday treat year round with this easy recipe. Glazed sweet potatoes are most abundant during those cold winter months.

Lemon-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

How to Make Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

When Thanksgiving rolls around, you'll be happy you learned to make classic candied sweet potatoes, the ultimate crowd pleaser.

Sweet-Potato Hash

Taste of the South
Total: 55 mins

Classic Sweet-Potato Casserole

Taste of the South
Total: 50 mins

Thanksgiving Countdown: Yams vs. Sweet Potatoes

A question about the Thanksgiving menu: Are there any nutritional differences between the regular orange sweet potatoes and the new "white" sweet potatoes? And what's the difference between sweet potatoes and yams? First off, yams and sweet potatoes are from completely unrelated botanical families -- and there are big nutritional differences. Sweet potatoes, from the morning glory family, are notably high in beta-carotene. Yams, which are related to lilies, are low in beta-carotene but higher in vitamin C. That said, virtually anything you see labeled as a yam in a U.S. grocery store is, in fact, a sweet potato.read more

How to Make Baked Sweet Potato Fries

For a sweeter and more nutritious alternative to baked white potatoes, learn how to bake sweet potatoes

Sweet-Potato Crunch


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

McCormick® Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Cinnamon Pecan Crunch


Change up your typical mashed sweet potatoes with this colorful, easy side dish.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

How to Make Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes

When you're starving but short on time, these black bean smothered sweet potatoes are just the ticket. The beans bring on the protein, and the potato skin is full of fiber.

28 Days of Slow Cooking: Maple-Orange Sweet Potatoes & Carrots

Orange fest! Here's a side dish that's as brilliantly colorful as it is subtly sweet. Hard to believe it's also incredibly healthy, combining some of our favorite beta-carotene-loaded vegetables and fruits (sweet potatoes, carrots and apricots, plus vitamin C-packed orange juice, to boot). And cooking your side dish in your slow cooker is kind of brilliant, because come dinnertime, you can focus all your attention on the main course without feeling distracted or rushed with something else on the stove. It's brilliant for another good reason, too. In the slow cooker, the flavors of the fruits and vegetables blendread more

Maple Sweet Potatoes

Family Circle

Mashed Maple Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans

Ladies' Home Journal

Maple syrup and cider vinegar flavor this sweet potato side dish.

Total: 1 hr 45 mins
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