If this extensive list of our best sweet potato recipes doesn’t make it obvious, we’ll just say it: We love these sweet, starchy, colorful spuds, which thrive whether they’re mashed, baked, or fried.
Maybe you already know your way around these tasty root vegetables—you’ve been making simple roasted sweet potatoes and festive candied sweet potatoes for years. But you still need some fresh ideas, right? So we’ve collected all of our favorite ways to cook sweet potatoes below.
First things first: Make sure you know the difference between sweet potatoes and yams. From there, just follow your cravings. This collection includes the kind of cozy casseroles you’ll want to snuggle up with, a sweet potato pie you can make right now and freeze for Thanksgiving, and a wide variety of methods for transforming a few sweet potatoes into a hearty vegetarian dinner.
Enough talking, though. Let’s get cooking.