Sweet Potato Recipes You Won't Believe You've Never Tried

Sweet potatoes go way beyond being baked, topped with marshmallows, or labeled as a "holiday only" treat. I like to think of them as a blank canvas ready to be adorned with amazing flavor combinations. You can stuff, shred, cut, fry, grill, and even roast these mildly sweet tubers for recipes ranging from sweet to savory. Here are nine mouthwatering sweet potato recipes you won't believe you've never tried. I'm fairly certain they will be become new family favorites!

Sweet Potato Quiche

Roasted sweet potato and red onions blend with bacon, rosemary, and Gruyere cheese to give this quiche a smoky, intense flavor. Perfect for making ahead, or for holiday brunches and potlucks. Get the recipe here.

This sticky-sweet chicken dish is ready in just 20 minutes and perfect for quick weeknight dinners.

In Maple-Glazed Chicken with Sweet Potatoes, the sweet potato plays a starring role in the entree!

Breakfast Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes aren't just for dinner: Make them for breakfast, too! Breakfast sausage, cheese, and an egg (of course!) make a unique breakfast or brunch idea. Get the recipe here.

Sweet Potato Corn Bread

Baked sweet potatoes are mixed into a traditional corn bread batter and baked up in a cast-iron skillet. Perfect for serving with a bowl of chili or for making a Chicken Enchilada Pie. Get the recipe here.

Parmesan-Garlic Sweet Potato Fries

You won't be be able to get enough of these crave-worthy sweet potato fries covered in a Parmesan and garlic topping! Get the recipe here.

Sweet Potato and Chorizo Bisque

Literally whip your sweet potatoes into a sweet, smoky, and spicy cream-based soup with Sweet Potato and Chorizo Bisque. Get the recipe here.

Pulled Pork Sweet Potatoes

This heaping sweet potato is loaded with BBQ pulled pork. It's super easy to make and perfect for entertaining. Get the recipe here.

Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Chorizo

Sweet potatoes can be mashed just like any other. These bad boys are whipped, then folded with smoky chorizo. Get the recipe here.

BBQ Sweet Potato and Chicken Packets

This easy meal can be made on the grill or in the oven -- perfect for camping! Just five ingredients, including sweet potatoes, are needed for this quick and easy meal idea. Get the recipe here.

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