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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes, often sold as yams (true yams are a larger starchy vegetable not commonly available in North America), are an amazingly versatile vegetable. Find fun new ways to cook them here.

10 Great Ways to Use Root Vegetables
Find great ways to use root vegetables like sweet potatoes.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Make easy sweet potato fries with none of the frying mess and just a trace of the fat of deep-frying with this simple recipe.

Spicy Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Spice up sweet potatoes on the grill.

Sweet Potato Broccoli Curry
An easy, healthful curry for weeknights.

Sweet Potato Carrot Soup
Lots of orange, lots of flavor, lots of vitamins. This Sweet Potato Carrot Soup is easy, delicious, nutritious, and able to cheer up the dreariest winter day.

Sweet Potato Chips
Use sweet potatoes to make sweet and crispy chips.

Sweet Potato Dip
Turn sweet potatoes into a spicy, healthful dip.

Sweet Potato Fries
French fries made with sweet potatoes are golden, tender, and, yes, sweet.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Sweet potatoes make these plump orange dumplings a bit sweet and full of antioxidants.

Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Turn sweet potatoes into a side dish in 10 minutes flat!

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