Sweet Potatoes

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.

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Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tostadas

Martha Stewart

Even meat-eaters will fall in love with these spicy meatless tostadas.

Total: 1 hr

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."

Savory Sweet Potato Pie

Betty Crocker

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.

Total: 1 hr 20 mins

Spicy Peanut Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock

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.

Total: 45 mins

Cinnamon Streusel Sweet Potato Pie

Betty Crocker

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.

Total: 3 hrs 50 mins

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.

Quick and Easy Sweet Potato Pound Cake

Betty Crocker

Southern-style sweet potato pound cake gets a jumpstart from a convenience mix.

Total: 2 hrs 20 mins

Heavenly Sweet Potatoes

Swanson Broth & Stock

Gooey marshmallows top a cinnamon-seasoned sweet potato puree for a delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with ham or turkey.

Total: 30 mins

Sweet Potato Soup with Chipotle Cream

Ladies' Home Journal

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.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Sweet Potato Soup with Spiced Pecans and Chive Chantilly

Swanson Broth & Stock

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?

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Layered Cream Cheese-Sweet Potato Pie

Betty Crocker

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.

Total: 4 hrs 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.

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.

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.

How to Make Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Upgrade your side dish game and make this pretty, accordion-like roasted sweet potato recipe. Its perfect for a dinner party but easy enough for a weeknight!

Grilled Steak with Herb Sauce and Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Ladies' Home Journal

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.

Total: 1 hr 35 mins

Sweet Potatoes with Pecans and Blue Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Enjoy the unexpected with the exceptional flavors of roasted sweet potatoes, blue cheese, and pecans. A scrumptious side dish recipe for any occasion.

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