Sweet potatoes can be prepared in many of the same ways as regular potatoes: baked, mashed, in soups, or as fries. Peruse these recipes for a sweet potato dish ranging from an appetizer to dessert.See Popular Sweet Potatoes Recipes
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."
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Hey Sweetie Pie! This cinnamon streusel sweet potato pie is absolutely divine--an out-of-this-world special treat with its sweet, crumbly topping.
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Dinner is easy as pie when you top Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crust with turkey bacon, green bell pepper, sweet potatoes and the perfect mix of spices.
Sweet potatoes and peanut butter form the base for this creamy soup that gets a kick from green onions and ground red pepper. It's special enough to serve to guests, but easy enough to make on a weeknight.
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.
Southern-style sweet potato pound cake gets a jumpstart from a convenience mix.
Gooey marshmallows top a cinnamon-seasoned sweet potato puree for a delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with ham or turkey.
Maple syrup adds a hint of sweetness to the rich broth in this low-calorie meatless soup. It's finished off with a dollop of spicy cream.
Each spoonful of this creamy soup is just heavenly...the spiced pecans add a burst of flavor that's complemented by a dollop of cool Chantilly cream. Doesn't it sound delicious?
From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Keeping the story short and sweet--this is an amazingly delicious pie. It begins with a crust topped with a cream cheese layer, a sweet potato layer, and finally a dollop of whipped cream.
You can enjoy this holiday treat year round with this easy recipe. Glazed sweet potatoes are most abundant during those cold winter months.
When Thanksgiving rolls around, you'll be happy you learned to make classic candied sweet potatoes, the ultimate crowd pleaser.
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.
The sauce for the steak gets its flavor from cilantro, flat-leaf parsley, oregano, and jarred capers. Roasted sweet potatoes round out this hearty meal.
Instead of basic French fries to accompany your burger dinner, try these savory sweet potatoes that crisp up in the oven not the fryer.
Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene, essential for vision. The soup uses only one cup of the ginger broth; the rest makes a terrific cooking liquid for grains like quinoa.
Not just for holidays, this sweet potato soup will add a sense of luxury to any gathering. Toast the pecans for a crunchy finish.