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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.

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Roasted Garlic and Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet and savory, crunchy and creamy come together on little toasts, which pair cubes of sweet potato with a flavorful spread featuring lemon zest, capers and sour cream. Get the recipe for Roasted Garlic and Sweet Potato Crostini »
"Maple

Maple Butter Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Maple syrup enhances the sweetness of this simple sweet potato mash. Get the recipe for Maple Butter Mashed Sweet Potatoes »
"Sweet

Sweet Potato Honey Fries with Curry-Honey Sauce

An aromatic combination of spices elevate the humble sweet potato oven fry to something truly special. Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Honey Fries with Curry-Honey Sauce »
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Lemon-and-Herb-Roasted Vegetables

Chopped whole lemon and spicy fresh ginger lend brightness to hearty roasted vegetables including sweet potatoes, acorn squash, and carrots.
"Kale

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

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bourbon and Pineapple

A variation of traditional sweet potato casserole gets its depth of flavor from bourbon and pineapple. Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Bourbon and Pineapple »

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Black Pepper

SAVEUR associate food editor Ben Mims loves brown sugar and black pepper together: the pepper provides a pleasant heat, and the sugar brings out the spice’s latent sweetness. On a rich and earthy baked potato, the combination is a natural. See the recipe for Baked Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Black Pepper »
"Sweet

Sweet Potato Pie

Boiling the sweet potatoes (instead of baking) will give the pie a lovely, bright orange color. Get the recipe for Sweet Potato Pie »
"Sweet

Sweet Potatoes in Syrup with Guava

A sweet and tangy preparation of sweet potatoes can be served as a side or dessert.
"Sweet

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.
"Sweet

Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe was given to SAVEUR’s assistant test kitchen director, Ben Mims, by his aunt Barbara Jane Busick, a home cook in Brandon, Mississippi. See the recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole »
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 »
This is our adaptation of a Louisiana family recipe from How America Eats, by Clementine Paddleford, (Scribner, N.Y., 1960). See the recipe for Sweet Potato Tipsy »

Sweet Potato Bread Pudding

A Cajun-inspired dessert comes from the home of Marcia Ball, blues singer and piano player.
This sweet potato casserole is best made with a less stringy variety of sweet potatoes called “hernadez”. See the recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole »
The kick of chile, ginger, and lime offers a welcome counterpoint to the rich, sweet flavor of yams. See the recipe for Yams with Ginger and Scallions »
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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 »
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Pureed Sweet Potato Soup

The Ahwahnee kitchen estimates that it serves about 45 gallons of soup at every seating of the annual Bracebridge Dinner. See the recipe for Pureed Sweet Potato Soup »

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is a longstanding Southern tradition–in many families, the holidays simply aren’t complete without one. See the recipe for Sweet Potato Pie »

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