Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked potatoes are an American classic side dish, but the flavor is enhanced even more with sweet potatoes. Baked Sweet Potato and Chile Wedges offers a whole new take on the delicious flavor of sweet potato. And who can resist Baked Sweet Potato Fries?

See Popular Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipes

Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges

Diabetic Living

Instead of basic French fries to accompany your burger dinner, try these savory sweet potatoes that crisp up in the oven not the fryer.

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

These special occasion sweet potatoes can be made ahead. Reheat before dinner.

Sweet Potato Wedges with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Diabetic Living

A healthier take on sweet potato fries, this roasted version is served with a sweet and savory sauce. Try them with turkey burgers, a chopped salad, or as an appetizer.

Fat-Free Sweet Potato Fries

Fitness

This side-dish recipe boasts a zesty mix of spices that coat the homemade fries. Serve them with burgers for dinner.

Roasted Sweets & Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

Perfectly roasted sweet potatoes are balanced beautifully by an elegant dressing of cider vinegar, fresh garlic and peppery arugula. Hazelnuts add texture and buttery richness. Due to their high fat content, hazelnuts are particularly susceptible to rancidity. For optimal shelf life, store in an air-tight container in the freezer, for up to 3 months.

Cumin-Rubbed Sweet Potatoes with Sage

Better Homes and Gardens

A smoky cumin rub, spicy maple butter and fried (yes, fried!) fresh sage transform anti-oxidant rich sweet potatoes into an elegant dish that perfectly complements a wide range of entrees. When purchasing sweet potatoes, look for smooth, unblemished skins. Store in a cool, dark place for up to a week.

Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans

Better Homes and Gardens

Toasted pecans and sticky-sweet marshmallows top creamy whipped sweet potatoes.

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy meringue isn't just for holiday pies. Scoop it on top of mashed sweet potatoes in this special occasion side dish.

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.

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

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

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Better Homes and Gardens

Taste this healthful take on French fries.

Chipotle Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

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

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.

Sweet Potato And Bean Casserole

Family Circle

This casserole recipe skips the step of browning the ground beef and boiling the sweet potatoes, keeping prep time to a minimum. Cinnamon and allspice lend exotic flavors to the beef and bean mixture.

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