It’s no secret we are #TeamSweetPotato here at Dude That Cookz. And when Fall hits, we are in full swing — creating any and everything sweet potato! It’s such a versatile, nutrient-rich root vegetable, the ways you can enjoy sweet potatoes are endless.
Although the taste for pumpkin kicks into high gear during this season, sweet potatoes hold a special place, and we find ourselves cooking with them even more during this time of year.
You can bake them, roast them, puree them, boil them, and fry them. Regardless of the technique, you’ll have a deliciously sweet, starchy, and moist addition to enjoy as-is or in a variety of dishes — like these Sweet Potato Hand Pies…
So we’ve asked a few of our fellow Black Food Bloggers Club members to share some of their favorite sweet potatoes recipes — some a little sweet and some a little savory! From breakfast ideas to those sure to be a centerpiece on your holiday table, you will find the perfect recipe for you:
Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Brussels Sprouts with Honey-Balsamic Glaze is the perfect side dish for any occasion. Perfectly roasted and slightly charred sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts tossed in a sweet and tangy glaze --- this recipe takes your typical roasted veggies up a notch!
If regular cinnamon rolls could get any better, they would surely be found within these sweet potato cinnamon rolls. Perfectly tender, rich, and beaming with sweet brown sugar flavor. Finished with a delicious maple cream cheese icing; makes such a sweet treat to whip up on those cozy, relaxing weekends!
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse inspires this Sweet Potato Casserole with a decadent sweet potato filling and a crunchy brown sugar streusel topping. It's a fantastic autumn and holiday dish that is comforting, sweet, and full of flavor.
These No-Bake Sweet Potato Cheesecake Barsdefinitely fit the bill when you are in the mood for something sweet. This three-tiered dessert starts with a brown sugar graham cracker crust, moves on to a creamy cheesecake layer, and finishes it off with a luscious layer flavored by sweet potatoes.
This healthy, stuffed sweet potatoes recipe can be served as a light lunch, dinner, or vegan side dish! Filled with black beans, corn, and other delicious fillings, these tasty and easy stuffed sweet potatoes are so simple to make, you're going to want to add them to your regular rotation.
Made in the form of a mini dessert, these sweet potato pies are the perfect hand-held treat. They are ideal for any gathering, they pack well, and most importantly, everyone loves them! And on top of that, they are effortless to make.
Light, sweet, and delicate, this sweet potato chiffon pie levels up your holiday menu. Roasting the sweet potatoes gives them a richer flavor, and an Italian meringue adds beautiful, silky volume while stabilizing the pie.
A southern-style sweet potato pie with the richness of brown butter, brown sugar, and evaporated milk, along with the "black-bottom" technique of Patti LaBelle's famous pie. The only soul food Thanksgiving pie you need!
This easy lentil+sweet potato soup is the perfect savory vegan soup packed with nutrients! It's filled with sweet potatoes, lentils, carrots, and spinach. This lentil+sweet potato soup is super versatile and tasty. Perfect for cold and chilly weather!
These insanely easy and subtly spicy buffalo chicken stuffed sweet potatoes are so delicious. Oven-baked sweet potatoes filled high with shredded buffalo chicken and finished with blue cheese crumbles! This healthier-for-you option makes a great snack, lunch, or weeknight dinner. And it’s also perfect for meal prepping!
These Loaded Sweet Potato Nachos are made with perfectly seasoned sweet potato rounds, Cuban-style black beans, spicy salsa, and guacamole. Drizzle some cilantro avocado crema and vegan cheese on top, and you have the perfect healthy snack!
I’m Shanna Jones. The Photographer here at Dude That Cookz. Aside from getting the opportunity to work side-by-side with my better half and best friend, I get to enjoy all of his delicious food. Oh yeah, and I bake on the side too. :-)