The 18 Best Sweet Potato Side Dishes in the Universe

Step aside, broccoli. Sweet potatoes are basically our dream side dish: They’re hearty, flavorful and packed with vitamins, fiber and protein. Whether they’re sliced into wedges or baked into a casserole, they’re always on our menu. Here are 18 unexpected ideas to try.

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Sweet Potato Crostini

Aren’t these the cutest?

30-minute Sesame Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Easiest side dish ever.

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Nothing beats this classic from Coterie member Maria Lichty.

Vegan Sweet Potato Butternut Squash Tortilla

This one’s getting a permanent spot in our weekly dinner rotation.

Slow-cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Because every meal should include toasted marshmallows.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

No frying required.

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes With Garlic Butter

Top ’em off with cheese.

Loaded Sweet Potato Skins

You’ll never go back to the regular ones.

Sweet Potato And Black Bean Kale Salad

Try this side by Coterie member Maria Lichty with baked salmon.

Greek Sweet Potato Fries With Curried Tzatziki

These might just steal the show.

Sweet Potato, Corn And Feta Salad

Coterie member Gaby Dalkin definitely knows how to make a beautiful side dish.

Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole With Sweet ’n’ Savory Bacon Pecans

Two scoops, please.

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Almond Crusted Sweet Potato Tenders And Mint And Pistachio Chutney

We’re swooning over this virtuous side by Jodi Moreno.

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Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad

Taste the rainbow.

Maple Harissa Sweet Potato Gratin

Easy Baked Sweet Potato Tots

Think of all the dipping sauce opportunities.

Sweet Potato Noodles With Almond Sauce

Save the leftovers for tomorrow's (incredible) lunch.

Sweet Potato Gnocchi In Herbed White Wine Sauce

OK, we’re eating this right out of the pot for dinner.