58 Sweet Potato Recipes for Every Occasion

From side dishes to soups, how can you pick a favorite?

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Sure, we could always go for a regular russet potato, but when it comes to sweet potatoes, the possibilities are truly endless. Of course we love a classic sweet potato casserole or a warm and cozy sweet potato soup—but why stop there? These sweet potato recipes feature the starch in both sweet and savory ways so you can get the best of both worlds. Whether you're searching for a a side dish, breakfast plate, or a dinner idea, this list has you covered. It doesn't matter if you're planning a holiday menu or just trying to decide on an easy supper to whip up this week—you'll find a sweet potato recipe that's easy to make and unbelievably delicious.

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sweet potato recipes sausage cheese balls
The Cookie Rookie
Sweet Potato Chorizo Sausage Cheese Balls

A spicy marmalade perfectly complements this finger food. The entire batch will be gone in no time.

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sweet potato recipes twice baked
Half Baked Harvest
Toasted Marshmallow Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Make sure you keep a close eye on these skins. This blogger notes they go from broiled to burned very quickly.

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sweet potato recipes salad
Cooking Classy
Moroccan Sweet Potato Salad

Upgrade your usual potato salad recipe with this side that calls for sliced almonds, dried cranberries, and fresh mint. It might just become your new favorite version.

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sweet potato recipes pancakes
Ambitious Kitchen
Chai-Spiced Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweeten up your morning with these flapjacks. A pat of putter, a sprinkle of pecans, and a drizzle of maple syrup is a yummy finish to this sweet potato recipe.

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sweet potato recipes roasted
Natasha's Kitchen
Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Bacon

Truth: Bacon makes everything better. You'll be enjoying this sweet and savory side down to the very last forkful.

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sweet potato recipes noodles
Coley Cooks
Sweet Potato Noodles with Rosemary, Brown Butter, and Hazelnuts

If you've never tried sweet potato noodles, you're in for a real treat. Think of this dish as a healthier—but still tasty—take on traditional pasta.

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sweet potato recipes hummus
Recipe Runner
Roasted Carrot and Sweet Potato Hummus

Skip the store-bought stuff and whip up your own hummus at home. As a bonus, this recipe is paleo-friendly.

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sweet potato recipes pie
Brian Woodcock
Gingery Sweet Potato Pie

A ginger-spiced cream makes this Thanksgiving pie unforgettable.

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sweet potato recipes gnocchi
Half Baked Harvest
Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Herbed White Wine Pan Sauce

This four-ingredient recipe will become your favorite fall pasta dish.

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sweet potato recipes mashed
Dinner at the Zoo
Mashed Sweet Potatoes

An ultra-creamy side like this will complement any main dish.

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sweet potato recipes cupcakes
The Suburban Soapbox
Sweet Potato Cupcakes with Marshmallow Meringue Frosting

Whip up these light and airy cupcakes for a fall-flavored sweet treat.

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sweet potato recipes chips
The Cookie Rookie
Baked Sweet Potato Chips

Bake a batch of spiced potato chips for an easy game-day snack.

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sweet potato recipes loaded
Damn Delicious
Loaded Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes are spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar, then topped with browned marshmallows.

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sweet potato recipes skillet
Cooking Classy
Mexican Honey-Lime Chicken Sweet Potato and Black Bean Skillet

It takes just one pan to whip up this easy, hearty meal.

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sweet potato recipes muffins
Averie Cooks
Skinny Mini Sweet Potato Muffins

At just 64 calories per muffin, you won't feel an ounce of guilt enjoying a few for breakfast.

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mashed sweet potatoes with pecans recipe
Romulo Yanes
Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary Pecans

Combine sweet and savory flavors with soft and crunchy textures all in one delicious dish.

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sweet potato spoon bread recipe
Andrew Purcell
Sweet Potato Spoon Bread with Caramel-Pecan Topping

If your family tends to argue over who gets the last slice of sweet potato pie, serve up these perfectly portioned treats instead.

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healthy sweet potato hash recipe
Kat Wirsing/Courtesy of Delish
Healthy Sweet Potato Hash

Master this sweet potato and veggie mash-up, and you'll have the perfect side dish to break out for Thanksgiving or any weeknight dinner.

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sweet potato recipes crispy
Courtesy of The Comfort of Cooking
Crispy Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

Butter and olive oil make these sweet potato edges nice and crispy—which, of course, means they're even tastier.

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sweet potato recipes waffles
Courtesy of A Saucy Kitchen
Paleo Sweet Potato Waffles

Pair your healthy waffles with bacon and eggs for an unforgettably delicious wake-up call.

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sweet potato recipes fries
Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven
Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

This no-fry recipe is the crispiest complement to any main dish.

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sweet potato recipes hassleback
Courtesy of Simple Roots Wellness
Detox Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Cinnamon and nutmeg bring out the sweetness of the potatoes while basil and garlic add a savory bite.

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sweet potato recipes quiche
Courtesy of Recipe Runner
Spinach, Bacon, and Cheese Quiche With Sweet Potato Crust

Prepare this quiche ahead of time, and then pop it in the oven in the morning for a hearty and healthy breakfast.

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sweet potato recipes mediterranean
Courtesy of Willow Bird Baking
Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes

A homemade dill tahini sauce makes every bite of this dish burst with fresh flavors.

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sweet potato recipes salad
Courtesy of Averie Cooks
Roasted Sweet Potato Salad

Swap out mayo for dijon mustard in this healthy side loaded with corn, black beans, and red bell peppers.

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sweet potato recipes tart
Courtesy of The Cook's Pyjamas
Sweet Potato and Feta Tart

This crowd-pleasing tart is crazy easy to make thanks to a store bought crust.

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sweet potato recipes southwest
Courtesy of Happy Healthy Mama
Southwest Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

This vegetarian dish can be served as a side or as the main course.

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sweet potato recipes pasta
Courtesy of Peas and Crayons
Sweet Potato Alfredo

The family will line up for seconds (maybe even thirds!) after a helping of this superbly creamy meal.

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sweet potato recipes nachos
Courtesy of A Saucy Kitchen
Sweet Potato Nachos With Chicken Carnitas

Swap out tortilla chips for sliced sweet potatoes for a healthy twist on your favorite bar food.

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sweet potato recipes quinoa
Courtesy of Chelsea's Messy Apron
Roasted Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

This loaded salad—drizzled with a homemade lemon vinaigrette—is a super healthy lunch option that will keep you full for hours.

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