Sweet potatoes may be one of the most perfect foods. They're hearty, comforting, and the perfect balance between sweet and savory. What's more, sweet potatoes make the perfect Thanksgiving dish, no matter how they are prepared, so the options are endless. That's why we've rounded up 12 of the best ways to eat these starchy goods.
While the weather outside is frightful, there's nothing quite like a warm potato. Enjoy yours alongside other delicious Thanksgiving side dishes, but feel free to make them multiple ways. When there are so many possibilities for cooking sweet potatoes, you might as well get creative. No matter how you decide to eat them, you know you're in for a treat.
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Sweet Potato Bagels
Potatoes and bagels are two of the most satisfying comfort foods known to humankind. Thanks to A Beautiful Mess, you can now combine the two for the most delectable carb experience ever.
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Sweet Potato Parmesan Tater Tots
These aren’t your high school cafeteria tots. Half-Baked Harvest takes the lunchroom favorite to the next level with a generous helping of parmesan.
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Breakfast Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Thanks to these breakfast potatoes by Damn Delicious, waking up in the morning just got a whole lot easier.
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Sweet Potato Scones with Maple Cream Glaze
Topped with a rich, seasonal glaze, Brown Eyed Baker’s sweet potato scones make the perfect autumnal dessert.
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Cinnamon and Spice Sweet Potato Bread
Step aside, pumpkin bread. Averie Cooks whips up a sweet potato loaf that is perfectly sweet and spicy.
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Spicy Baked Eggs with Sweet Potato
The combination of protein-filled eggs and starchy sweet potatoes makes The Crepes of Wrath’s dish one hearty meal.
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Sweet Potato Donuts
Topped with mini marshmallows, Inside BruCrew Life’s sweet potato donuts are the perfect coffee companion.
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Sweet Potato & Black Bean Burgers
With Cookie and Kate’s nourishing vegetarian potato-bean burgers, you won’t miss the beef a bit.
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Spicy Sweet Potato Avocado Tostadas
Make taco night (or any night) even better with Love & Lemons’ sweet and spicy potato-filled tostadas.
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Sweet Potato Casserole
There’s no need to break out the marshmallows with Oh She Glows’ granola-topped sweet potato casserole.
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Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Make a diner classic even better in your own kitchen with Simply Scratch’s mouthwatering sweet potato fries.
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Sweet Potato Muffins with Marshmallow Frosting
Potatoes make the perfect dessert with A Cozy Kitchen’s sweet cupcake concoction.
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