Yams, though not the same as sweet potatoes, can be used in many of the same types of recipes. Try these yummy yam recipes to find the yam dish that will become your favorite.

Mustard-Marinated Flank Steak with Yam Fries

Better Homes and Gardens

If you think yams go only with pork, this super-simple grilled beef-and-potato combination will prove otherwise.

Yam and Jam Muffins

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet potatoes pack vitamin A into these low-fat muffins. Great as a snack or for dessert.

Praline Sweet Potatoes

Midwest Living

This sweet potato casserole has a sugared pecan topper, making it an ideal side dish for a special dinner.

Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Family Circle

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.

Mexican Shepherd's Pie with Black Beans and Yams


This quick-to-prepare Mexican entree is the perfect dinner to serve to kick off a cozy weeknight in.

Florence Mama's Candied Yams

Better Homes and Gardens
Yams  Recipes: Take your pick!
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