What's in Season?

Winter, spring, summer, and fall each offer their own unique fruits and vegetables for distinct seasonal flavor. Learn to choose and use each season's best.

Our Best Sweet Potato Recipes

From simple mashes to casseroles, gratins, and pies, sweet potatoes lend themselves to a wide variety of dishes.

Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole Recipes
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Sweet Potato Recipes

Sweet potatoes and potatoes are as closely related as onions and asparagus—in the same botanical order, different families. Sweet potatoes are true root vegetables, an enlarged section of the root used by the plant to store energy, while potatoes are stem tubers, formed from the stem of the plant. Lucky for us, the sweet potato isn't only nutritious (high in vitamins A and C), it's also both tasty and versatile.

First up, make everyone happy and top this lightened version of the classic sweet potato casserole with both marshmallows and toasted pecans.

View Recipe: Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole

See More: Sweet Potato Casserole Recipes

More Ways To Get Cooking Light

Advertisement

 

JavaScript must be enabled to use this Calendar module.

MOST POPULAR
1
25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté