Sweet Potato Side Dish Recipes

Whether you're craving baked, roasted, or mashed sweet potatoes, Allrecipes has more than 230 recipes perfect for any occasion.

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Instant Pot® Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Delicious, moist and full of flavor - save the oven and use your Instant Pot® for mashed sweet potatoes!

Sweet Potato Gratin

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Sweet and savory gratin packed with flavor and nutrition.

Air Fryer Vegan Sweet Potato Fritters

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Crunchy yet soft on the inside with a hint of spiciness, these creamy sweet potato fritters are quick to make in an air fryer. Plus they're vegan!

Roasted Squash and Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese

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This is one of my favorite recipes for roasted vegetables - sweet potatoes and butternut squash taste great together. Use about the same amount for each. You will see, adding the goat cheese and the honey turns this simple dish into a gourmet experience.

Gingered Sweet Potatoes with Orange Juice

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The trick that gives you incredible flavor is to cook fresh sweet potatoes in their skin just until tender.

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes (Yams) and Marshmallows

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I came up with this one Thanksgiving because I was short on oven space. Everyone loved it and I have made it for every Thanksgiving and holiday meal ever since. Be careful not to overcook marshmallows, they can become liquified.

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges

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Roasted sweet potato wedges are a quick, simple, one-serving dish, great for college students!

Baked Autumn Veggighetti

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Quick and healthy meal or side dish. It is a nice way to use fresh produce.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Simple mashed sweet potatoes flavored with maple syrup and butter.

Air-Fried Sweet Potato Fries

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Simple and addicting air-fried sweet potato fries. I bet you can't eat just one.

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

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Need a side dish? Bake a batch of sweet potato fries that will please your friends and family. Soybean oil, labeled vegetable oil, helps brown evenly. Season as you please!
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Yummy Sweet Potato Casserole

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My family begs me to make this creamy baked dish every Thanksgiving and Christmas. What makes it so good is the pecan topping! Try it and I'm sure it will become your new tradition!

Inspiration and Ideas

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes Au Gratin

"I loved this recipe! I used crushed Ritz crackers instead of panko, and didn't add cinnamon. It was still wonderful." – Belindacook

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Crispy Sweet Potato Wedges

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Baked sweet potato wedges are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. These are seasoned with a smoky, spicy blend that will have everybody coming back for more! Great thing about this recipe is you can adjust the seasoning to your desire. You want to add minced garlic, go ahead! You want these bad boys spicier, go for it!