In Season: What We're Cooking with Sweet Potatoes

Last Updated January 13, 2016
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If you've resolved to eat more healthfully this year, sweet potatoes ought to be at the top of your shopping list. Packed with vitamins A and C and rich in fiber, these root vegetables are as versatile as they are easy to cook with. From soups and mashes to pies and biscuits, here are some of our favorite recipes.

Sweet Potato Broth

In a pinch for a vegetarian guest, the Randalls came up with this improvised broth using ingredients they had on hand. Turns out, it's fabulous and now a favorite.

Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl with Pomegranates and Maple-Sesame Vinaigrette

Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl with Pomegranates and Maple-Sesame Vinaigrette
This recipes screams everything harvest from maple syrup to Brussels Sprouts and the best part is the recipe is healthy and fresh!

Bourbon, Stout and Sweet Potato Waffles with Ham and Maple Sauce

Bourbon, Stout and Sweet Potato Waffles with Ham and Maple Sauce
Since we are now enjoying sausages all day long thanks to Aidells, it was kind of him to offer a new breakfast alternative. And an insanely decadent and delicious one at that!

Curried Sweet Potato Mash

curried sweet potato mash by Stefanie Sacks
The good old mashed potato. Toss in some heavy cream, butter, salt, and pepper and you have the heart attack special on a silver platter. While I must say that I adore the white potato, the sweet...

Callaloo and Sweet Potato Soup

Callaloo and Sweet Potato Soup
Callaloo or amaranth leaf is similar to spinach. This dish, a take on the traditional Caribbean recipe, goes well with jasmine rice.

Sweet Potato Soup & Peanut Pesto

Sweet potato soup recipe from Northeast Florida
This soup is inspired by a cold soup served at the White Dog Café in Philadelphia. It is equally delicious served hot. It can be made as much as two days ahead of time.

Sweet Potato Corn Bread

Sweet Potato Corn Bread
This is one of my favorite takes on traditional corn bread. Sweet potato purée, when mixed in with cornmeal, adds a nice depth of flavor and nutritional integrity and a beautiful bright orange color...

Bourbon Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes and bourbon make good partners. The inspiration for this pairing comes from the 1979 cookbook called Nashville: 200 Years of Hospitality, a collection by the Tennessee Federation of...

Winter Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

This soup is a great way to begin Thanksgiving dinner. Best of all, when made in a slow cooker, it frees up the already-crowded stovetop and keeps the soup at a good serving temperature while everyone...

Sweet Potato Biscuits

sweet potato biscuits
Loaded with potassium, vitamin C, and vitamin A, sweet potatoes are not just healthy but extremely tasty. The most basic way to prepare sweet potatoes is to scrub the skins clean, then prick with a...

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

vegan sweet potato pie
Y’all need to try this. This pie is a classic that hails from the American South—soul food that feeds your body and soul and screams comfort. You can substitute margarine for the coconut oil, but...
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