9 Tasty Ways to Stuff Sweet Potatoes

Bacon Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato
Photo: Culinary Envy

Some cooks may relegate sweet potatoes to only holiday casseroles and Thanksgiving side dishes, but these decadent spuds deserve a spot on your dinner table. Whether you call them stuffed, twice-baked, or loaded, the whole family is sure to enjoy these jazzed up sweet potatoes. Go savory with ingredients like chorizo, eggs, and chipotle butter, or choose sweet with a sprinkling of pecans and a dash of marshmallows.

01 of 09

Loaded Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

four Loaded Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes on a turquoise plate
Chef John

The natural sweetness of these potatoes are balanced out with jalapeños, bacon, and two types of cheese. Recipe creator Chef John says the potatoes can easily be prepped ahead of time, then baked just before serving.

02 of 09

Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Stuffed Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans
Rae

Only four ingredients are required for these dessert-worthy sweet potatoes. Packed with crushed pineapple, crunchy pecans, and buttery richness, you won't have to worry about having leftovers.

03 of 09

Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins
France C

"Sweet, salty, creamy... all the flavors and textures come together nicely," says France C. "The sage sausage paired with the sweet potato was reminiscent of Thanksgiving flavors."

04 of 09

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes
Deb C

Cream cheese is the secret ingredient to these indulgent sweet spuds. The rich filling is counteracted by the crispy potato skins.

05 of 09

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

bowl of six Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes with Ricotta Cheese
Allrecipes Magazine

"This recipe was very good," says reviewer CriticalMass. "We are not huge sweet potato fans, so this recipe was perfect because the ricotta and the onions toned down the sweet potato flavor quite a bit."

06 of 09

Bacon Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato

Bacon Egg Stuffed Sweet Potato
Culinary Envy

Take breakfast for dinner to a whole new level with this unique recipe. Baked sweet potatoes are scooped out to act as a boat for crispy turkey bacon, an over easy egg, and fresh rosemary.

07 of 09

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter and Toasted Marshmallows

Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter and Toasted Marshmallows on a white disg
My Hot Southern Mess

Get all the flavor of sweet potato casserole in convenient single serving spuds. The pinch of cayenne and black pepper may seem counterintuitive, but the spices balance out the dish's sweetness.

08 of 09

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Honey Butter

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Chipotle-Honey Butter
Christina

Sweet, spicy, and buttery, these baked sweet potatoes hit all the right flavor notes. Butter is blended with chipotle peppers and honey, making a perfectly balanced topping for the spuds.

09 of 09

Cheesy Chorizo and Egg Sweet Potato Boats

Cheesy Chorizo and Egg Sweet Potato Boats
annielizabeth

Excellent for breakfast or dinner, this loaded sweet potato features chorizo, eggs, and plenty of cheese. Vegetarian? Recipe creator Snacking in the Kitchen suggests skipping the chorizo and adding in chopped mushrooms for an equally hearty dish.

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