7 Savory Sweet Potato Sides for the Holidays

Rich in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and blood sugar-regulating properties, sweet potatoes add a sweetness to both the holiday table and your health! These 7 scrumptious, satisfying, and sophisticated sides showcase sweet potato's natural, full bodied sweetness without adding extra sugar and fat.

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1. Coconut Cardamom Sweet Potatoes

A creamy sweet potato casserole is a must-have on every holiday table, and we’ve put a new spin on the eye-catching orange-hued spuds with light coconut milk and various sweet and piquant spices

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2. Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Caramelized Onions & Goat Cheese

You can make both the potatoes and onions the day before so that your pre-party preparation is extra fast and easy. After assembling the dish, either bake it at home and serve it within an hour or so (it’s equally delicious at room temperature), or take it to the host’s place and bake it there

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3. Souffléed Sweet Potatoes with Garlic & Rosemary

This decadent potato side is at odds with your usual holiday tuber confections, swapping maple syrup and marshmallows for herbs and spices. The result? A surprisingly airy dish with just 170 calories per serving!

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sweet potato fries recipe

4. Quick Sweet Potato Fries

Please everyone, young and old, with this healthy take on a classic. Thanks to the extra hit of fiber, sweet potatoes are a filling stand-in for white spuds. With just a light coating of olive oil, baking the potatoes adds a crispy, crunchy texture that garners Clean Eating approval while you indulge your craving.

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Apples & Chiles
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5. Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Apples & Chiles

This exclusive recipe from Michelle Obama’s cookbook, American Grown, puts sweet potatoes in the spotlight (with a little help from a bouquet of spices)!

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Spicy Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

6. Spicy Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Bake this decadent potato casserole in a single dish or as individual mini casseroles for a sweet farmhouse effect!

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Purple Sweet Potato Latkes Recipe

7. Purple Sweet Potato Latkes

These flavor-packed patties are a fun and fulfilling addition to any holiday table – especially when you make them with colorful sweet and purple potatoes!

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