In the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, we’ll be featuring some of our favorite new twists on the usual side dishes. Today, it’s all about sweet potatoes — these fresh, creative recipes will be a welcome addition to your holiday table.
|Sweet Potato Soufflé with Spiced Pecan Topping
A crunchy, nutty streusel is the perfect contrast to fluffy soufflé in this recipe. Bonus: it’s simple to make ahead — add the topping just before baking.
|Sweet Potato Mash
This dish combines two Thanksgiving staples into one, accompanied by a bit of melted butter, plenty of warm spices and fresh sage.
|Sweet Potato and Cranberry Hash
This colorful recipe delivers all the fall flavor without the heaviness typical of Thanksgiving sides.
|Sweet Potato Puree with Caramelized Marshmallow
Forget the mini marshmallows — this clever dish will give your sweet potato casserole a makeover. It’s a puree of sweet potatoes and spice, topped with homemade meringue.
|Parsnips and Sweet Potatoes with Hazelnuts and Brown Butter
Intense toasted hazelnuts and browned butter are a match made in heaven. Drizzle over these roasted root veggies, and you’ll have a simple but unforgettable Thanksgiving side.
|Herbed Sweet Potatoes with Feta
This twist on a potato gratin layers sliced sweet potatoes with tangy feta cheese — no cream required. We love the short ingredient list, too!
Featured recipe image: Roasted Pumpkin with Garlic, Sweet Potatoes and Cherry Tomatoes