Quite possibly America's favorite root vegetable, there are hundreds of ways to cook and serve sweet potatoes and you can find them all on Yummly…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted sweet potatoes make a simple side dish that can be dressed up with a little bit of olive oil and sea salt or mixed with other veggie favorites like zucchini or Brussels sprouts for something savory. But if you want to bring out all its caramelized sugars, maple and cinnamon enhance the sweet potatoes fall flavor. It can also make a substantial main dish if you're looking for a filling vegetarian or vegan meal. With a teriyaki glaze or stuffed with quinoa, there are countless ways to roast our favorite fall tuber.

Baked Sweet Potatoes

Home cooks can get pretty creative with baked sweet potatoes. Twice-baked sweet potatoes alone come in many flavors -- as a dessert-like dish with walnuts and vanilla and maple syrup, or something savory with bacon and sour cream, you can find a method that works for you. If you like yours in bite-sized chunks, tossed with herbs and parmesan makes a great vegetarian side. For something less common, try Mediterranean baked sweet potatoes, smothered in chickpeas, tahini, dill, and tomatoes to make it filling yet light.

Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy sweet potato fries are a favorite among the under 12 set along with adults and not just because they pack a healthy amount of vitamin C and vitamin A, but because they're pretty tasty baked or fried. Sprinkled with smoky paprika or Cajun seasoning, dipped in ketchup or ranch, curly or straight, there are dozens of recipes to explore on Yummly.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Whether you like your sweet potato casserole with pecans and brown sugar, or you prefer yours with marshmallows, there are hundreds of ways to make this Thanksgiving favorite. You don't have to go the traditional route -- make it with miso and currants or make it gluten-free and dairy-free -- there's a method to match your mood or preference.

Sweet Potato Soup

If you've only had regular potato and leek soup, there's a whole new world of potato soups to discover with sweet potatoes. Make it Moroccan with lentils or make it Thai with red curry for international flare. Kale and sausage make it a one-pot meal while mixed with ginger and pureed makes an excellent accompaniment for salad or a sandwich.

Vegan Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes make a great base for vegan meals. As a slow cooker curry, stuffed with pomegranate and beans, by itself drizzled with olive oil and kosher salt, or as avocado toast, sweet potatoes give vegans a strong dose of beta-carotene on top of being tasty.

Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes

Pressure cookers are great for cooking sweet potatoes quickly. Mashed sweet potatoes can be on the table in less than a half-hour and sweet potato gratin can be ready in an hour. Want them stuffed? Serve them packed with blueberries for breakfast or with jalapenos, black beans, and cheese for dinner -- any way you want them, you can find the right recipe right here.

Any time of year is the right time of year for sweet potatoes. Whether you're rounding out your Thanksgiving menu or you want a simple snack, you can find the sweet potato recipe you're looking for on Yummly.

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