No Thanksgiving meal would be complete without this sweet veggie dish. Everybody has a favorite preparation, whether it’s topping the sweet potatoes with marshmallows, baking them with brown sugar or another treatment. For a new twist on the root vegetable, here are a few of the best ideas from our Recipe Finder.
Crushed Sweet Potatoes With Roasted Garlic and Ginger. A little olive oil goes a long way toward making these sweet potatoes rich and creamy.
Eastern Shore Bourbon Mashers. Bacon, bourbon and a little nutmeg combine for a unique flavor.
Peanut Crunch Sweet Potatoes. Nuts and marshmallows top off fluffy potatoes.
Rosemary-Roasted Sweet Potatoes. A savory option for those looking to avoid the candied approach.
Sweet Potato and Grits Spoonbread. Country-style grits add a nice texture.
Sweet Potato Butter Spread. A great addition to simple rolls, this can be made several days ahead of time, and is a great addition to simple rolls.
Sweet Potato Latkes. Great for Hanukkah as well as a Thanksgiving meal.
Vanilla Sweet Potato Puree. Another good make-ahead option, this time with a subtle vanilla flavor.
Sweet Potato Rolls. The sweet potato in these rich, soft rolls gives them a beautiful saffron color perfect for the Thanksgiving table.
Smoked Sweet Potato Mash With Hickory Syrup Hickory syrup is the secret ingredient here, replacing the more traditional maple syrup.
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