15 Suppers with Sweet Potatoes

updated May 2, 2019
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Sweet potatoes and I didn’t use to get along. I thought they were too sweet, too associated with gummy Thanksgiving gratins. And then one day I was served a roasted sweet potato and when I dug in, reluctantly, I found it was a revelation. It yielded up crisp skin, and tender orange flesh that melted in my mouth. I ate every scrap and was suddenly converted to a sweet potato lover. Now I look for ways to pack them into every meal, but especially dinner. Here are 15 ways to eat delicious, nutritious, beautiful sweet potatoes for supper.

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But before we plunge into more elaborate recipes, let’s not forget the simplest and best way to eat a sweet potato: Roasted, and all by itself. This is such a simple and good dinner, especially if you do have a little something to add on the side &dmash; a green salad, a piece of chicken sausage. Here are some suggestions for making the most of a sweet potato:

And now — on to the recipes. We have 10 supper dish recipes here, plus 5 more that work better as side dishes or accompaniments.

What’s your favorite way to eat a sweet potato for dinner?

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