Looking for interesting ideas (read: not fries or pie or pureed) for sweet potatoes?

My CSA sent way more than I know what to do with and I'd hate for them to go to waste. Thank you!!

Reenee Gangopadhyay


Kristen W. November 15, 2019
Three words: sweet potato biscuits! Yum! (OK four words.)
Happygoin November 15, 2019
Excellent idea, Kristen! I love Sweet Potato Biscuits...slathered with honey butter.
Happygoin November 14, 2019
I love to cut them into large-ish spears, bake them, then slather them with honey mixed with gojuchang. Sweet, spicy-hot and delicious.
HalfPint November 14, 2019
I like to roast sweet potatoes, along with other root vegetables.

Would recommend also making coconut-based curry (like Thai or Japanese curries) with sweet potatoes. The sweetness pairs well with the curry mix.
boulangere November 14, 2019
Too many sweet potatoes: lucky you! One of my favorite dinners is to bake a sweet potato, halve it, then top it with whatever stew-ish thing I have on hand. Recent adventures in lentil-farro stew, Cuban-style black beans, and what I call Cowboy Beans come to mind. I top that with some Greek yogurt, fresh lime, and hot sauce (Cholula is king). The other half goes to work with me the next day, scooped onto a salad.
Nancy November 14, 2019
Here are a few ways I like to cook and eat sweet potatoes -
1) SALAD. Boil or roast the sweet potatoes, peel and cube. Scatter them over a bed of assorted dark or bitter greens (arugula, watercress, romaine), top with pomegranate seeds, walnuts and a classic vinaigrette;
2) instead of or alongside regular potatoes in kugel - SAVORY CASSEROLE from middle-European and Ashkenazi Jewish cooking. Can be vegetarian or with meat ingredients – chicken fat, beef, etc.
3) instead of or alongside regular potatoes in TSIMMES, A SWEET CASSEROLE with many root vegetables. Can be vegetarian or made with brisket or short ribs.
Nancy November 14, 2019
PS Raw or cooked sweet potatoes may be frozen up to a year.
Brinda A. November 14, 2019
hi renee! this ottolenghi recipe (https://food52.com/recipes/31736-sweet-potatoes-with-orange-bitters) and this ottolenghi-inspired recipe (https://food52.com/recipes/74268-ottolenghi-fied-sweet-potatoes) both pack a TON of flavor and do something different (and inspiring!) with sweet potatoes. i hope you love them as much as i do!
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