Whether savory or sweet, a sweet potato dish can easily make a winning impression at Thanksgiving dinner. Here are 20 recipes that include casseroles, soups, pies, and more.
Chopped whole lemon and spicy fresh ginger lend brightness to hearty roasted vegetables including sweet potatoes, acorn squash, and carrots.
Kale and Sweet Potato Gratin
Don’t limit traditional pie spices—clove, cinnamon, and nutmeg—to the dessert table. In this cheesy, rich gratin, the spices take a savory note alongside kale, sweet potatoes, and sharp white cheddar.
Sweet Potato Cake
Layers of spiced sweet potato cake alternate with marshmallowy meringue icing in a rich dessert that’s a riff on the classic Thanksgiving side.
A trick we learned while getting this recipe from Alabama native Alma Lambert is to make an extra top crust along with the cobbler. This way you can replace the quickly eaten up original, making two cobblers out of one. See the recipe for Sweet Potato Cobbler »
The Cajun pig parties known as boucheries are festive, often raucous, and generally casual–hence the popularity of side dishes that don’t require utensils, like these sweet potatoes. Use a crinkle-cut knife to give them a little flair, if you like. See the recipe for Fried Sweet Potatoes »