Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet potatoes are a Southern classic that can be prepared in a number of ways. Search through these sweet potato recipes and find ideas for pies, casseroles, roasted sweet potatoes, fries, baked sweet potato, soups, and more.

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Sweet Potato Casserole

Rating: 3.47 stars
Everyone will ask for seconds of this casserole made with mashed sweet potatoes and a marshmallow topping that's a perfect combination of gooey and crunchy. With the help of a little nutmeg for flavor, this casserole is sure to be a new favorite.

Sweet Potato Latkes

Rating: 3.21 stars
Specially made for Hanukkah, latkes are potato pancakes that are fried in oil in recognition of the ancient lamps that held only enough oil for one day but miraculously burned for eight.

Sweet Potato and Chipotle Soup

Rating: 3.66 stars
This soup is smooth and creamy with a dash of spice.

Sweet Potato Pie

Rating: 3.42 stars
This family recipe for sweet potato pie comes courtesy of actor Danny Glover.

Sweet Potato Souffle Pie

Rating: 3.82 stars
Layers of paper-thin buttery phyllo overlap to form a delicate base for a sweet potato souffle.

Turnip and Sweet Potato Gratin

Rating: 3.46 stars
This warming potato gratin, a great addition to the holiday table, is so simple that you'll want to make it all year long.

Sweet Potato Gratin

Rating: 3.05 stars
This creamy potato gratin benefits from a subtle blend of spices. Cinnamon, ginger, and cayenne pepper take it from ordinary to out-of-this-world.

Yukon Gold and Sweet Potatoes Anna

Rating: 2.98 stars
Sweet potatoes give the classic French sliced-and-layered potato dish pommes Anna a fall twist. This recipe appears in our cookbook "Martha Stewart's Vegetables" (Clarkson Potter).

Cauliflower-Sweet Potato Curry

Hunks of sweet potato and cauliflower soak up a creamy sauce of garlic, ginger, onion, coconut milk, and red curry paste in this colorful vegetarian main. In the last moments of cooking, a heap of green goodness, including baby spinach, edamame, and zucchini, hits the scene, followed by a blast of cilantro and lime juice.

Honey-Roasted Vegetables

Rating: 3.56 stars
Honey glazes this simple side dish of roasted sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsnips with sweetness and sheen. Walnut halves and thyme sprigs roast along with the vegetables for additional fall flavor.

Amanda Hesser's Sweet Potato Casserole

Rating: 3.29 stars
Bake a homey, pecan-topped casserole with this recipe from "The Essential New York Times Cookbook," by Amanda Hesser.Also try: James Beard's Pureed Parsnips


Rating: 3.42 stars
Tzimmes is a traditional stew for Passover, made from a combination of sweet potatoes and dried fruit. This crowd-pleasing side dish is easy to make so be sure to have enough on hand. 

Inspiration and Ideas

Sweet Potato and Sage-Butter Casserole

Rating: 3.74 stars

Sage adds a savory note to sweet-potato casserole. Best of all: It can be made two days before the meal.