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Sweet ‘n Sour Slaw
Ingredients: 2 cups Raw SweetPotatoes, cut in julienne strips 3/4 cup Celery, cut in julienne strips 1/4 cup Thinly sliced green onions 2 tbsp. Toasted sesame seeds 1/4 tsp. Salt 1/8 tsp. Coarsely cracked pepper 1/4 cup Oil 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice 1 tbsp. Honey Preparation: In bowl, cover SweetPotatoes with ice water. Let stand […]
Sweet ‘n Sour Slaw
Warm SweetPotato and Green Bean Salad
Ingredients: 3 medium SweetPotatoes, cooked, pared and cut into 1/4 inch slices (about 2 lbs.) 1/2 pound fresh whole green beans 1 small purple onion, halved and sliced 1 medium clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup watercress sprigs 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper […]
Warm SweetPotato and Green Bean Salad
Hot Fresh SweetPotato Salad
Ingredients: 5 cups sweetpotato, cooked and sliced 3 slices bacon 3/4 cup chopped fresh onion 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup vinegar 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoon prepared mustard 2 cups chopped peeled fresh tomatoes 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley Preparation: Cook bacon in large skillet until […]
Hot Fresh SweetPotato Salad
SweetPotato and Apple Salad
Ingredients: 4 medium sweetpotatoes, cooked and cubed 1 apple, cored and diced 1/2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp. grated orange rind 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 tbsp. honey 1/2 tsp. mace 1/2 tsp. salt Salad Greens Preparation: Cook SweetPotatoes in lightly salted boiling water to cover, […]
SweetPotato and Apple Salad
Santa Fe SweetPotato Corn Salad
Ingredients: 2 cups peeled, diced NC sweet potatoes (about 2 medium sweet potatoes) 1 1/2 cups corn kernels 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley Santa Fe Dressing 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans (optional) Santa Fe Dressing 1/3 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine […]
Santa Fe SweetPotato Corn Salad
Caesar Salad with SweetPotato Croutons
Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds sweetpotatoes, cubed 1 large clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 Anchovies 1 teaspoon dijon mustard 1 teaspoon worcestershire sauce 1 bunch romaine lettuced, torn into bite size pieces 2 ounces parmesan cheese, cut into thin slices Preparation: In a large […]
Caesar Salad with SweetPotato Croutons
Asian Style Chef Salad
Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil, divided 1 pound fresh yellowfin tuna steak 2-3 baby eggplant 1/2 pound snow peas 1 small North Carolina sweet potato 8 radishes 4-8 scallions 1 1/2 pounds mixed greens Sesame Ginger Dressing, divided Preparation: Pour 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet over medium heat and sear tuna on both […]
Asian Style Chef Salad
Tropical Cheddar Pizza
Ingredients: 1 tablespoons olive oil 8 slices Canadian bacon 8 slices pineapple Sweet Potato Base 4 6-inch Boboli crusts 1/2 cup mixed shredded cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese Preparation: Preheat oven to 450 Fahrenheit. In a large sauté pan lightly brown bacon slices in oil. Remove to a cutting board and cut into wedges. Cut pineapple […]
Tropical Cheddar Pizza
Sweet Potato Wedges and Chicken in Apricot Sauce
Ingredients: 4 medium sweet potatoes 5 tablespoons margarine, divided 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/3 cup apricot preserves 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts Coarsely ground black pepper 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley Mint sprig (optional) Preparation: […]
Sweet Potato Wedges and Chicken in Apricot Sauce
Southwestern Stuffed SweetPotatoes
Ingredients: 4 medium NC sweet potatoes 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup diced red pepper 8 ounces ground turkey 1/2 cup taco sauce 1/2 cup sliced stuffed spanish olives 1/2 cup frozen kernel corn pinch of salt pinch of cayenne pepper, optional Preparation: Wash SweetPotatoes and poke each with a fork. […]
Southwestern Stuffed SweetPotatoes
Shrimp Tacos with SweetPotato Tomatillo Mole
Ingredients: 1/2 pound shrimp 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon minced, seeded jalapeño 2 medium NC sweet potatoes 1/2 pound tomatillos 1-2 tablespoons minced, seeded jalapeños 1/2 cup minced onions 3 tablespoons minced garlic 1/4 cup lime juice salt to taste 1/3 cup chopped cilantro Tomato & […]
Shrimp Tacos with SweetPotato Tomatillo Mole
San Francisco SweetPotato Stir-Fry
Ingredients: 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 1/4 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoonsbalsamic vinegar 2 teaspoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 pound boneless chicken breast or pork cutlets, cut into bite size strips 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1 large sweetpotato, peeled & cut into 1/2″ slices 1 […]
San Francisco SweetPotato Stir-Fry
SweetPotato Frittata
Ingredients: 1 medium sweetpotato 1 sweet, mild onion, such as Maui or Vadalia 1 green bell pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 3/4 cup sliced, julienned country ham 1 tablespoon butter 6 eggs salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Peel SweetPotato; cut into 1/4-inch cubes. Blanch SweetPotato cubes in boiling, salted water until tender, about 8 […]
SweetPotato Frittata
Pork and SweetPotato Stew
Ingredients: 1 pound pork loin, cut into 3/4 inch cubes 1 tablespoon oil 2 small onions, cut in wedges 1 1/2 pounds sweetpotatoes, peeled and sliced 2 large cloves garlic, minced 1 small red pepper, cut in strips 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup tomato sauce 1 cup vegetable broth 2 tablespoons […]
Pork and SweetPotato Stew
Hoisin Kabob with Grilled Flank Steak
Ingredients: 6 flank steaks, 6 oz each 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons fresh minced ginger 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons molasses 1 teaspoon dried minced onions 1 teaspoon hoisin sauce 4 medium NC sweet potatoes, peeled 8 metal skewers Preparation: Make marinade by combining […]
Hoisin Kabob with Grilled Flank Steak
Crunchy Vegetable Burritos
Ingredients: 2 quarts Shredded Raw SweetPotatoes 1 1/2 quarts Chopped Broccoli 1 quart Kidney Beans, drained 3 cups Chopped Tomatoes 1 1/2 cups Sliced Green Onions or Chopped Purple Onion 1 cup Canned Chopped Green Chiles 2 quarts Low-Fat Plain Yogurt 2 cups Low Fat Ranch Dressing 1 tbsp. Chili Powder 1 tbsp. Garlic Powder […]
Crunchy Vegetable Burritos
Chicken and SweetPotato Shepherd’s Pie
Ingredients: 3 lb. SweetPotatoes, cooked, peeled and mashed (about 4 cups) 1 (12 oz.) can evaporated skim milk, divided 3/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 6 slices bacon 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 1 cup frozen small white onions, thawed 1/4 cup all-purpose flour (14 1/2 oz.) can fat-free chicken broth […]
Chicken and SweetPotato Shepherd’s Pie
Caribbean Stuffed Plantains
Ingredients: 1 pound  ground round 3 tablespoon olive oil 11/2  cups  cubed NC sweetpotatoes 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup chopped pepper 1/2 cup sliced celery 1 large clove garlic, minced 1 can (1 pound) chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon fresh or 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt 2 tablespoon chopped parsley 2 plantains Preparation: In large skillet, brown beef in 1 […]
Caribbean Stuffed Plantains
Caramelized Onion & Bleu Cheese Pizza
Ingredients: 1/2 red onion 1/2 sweet onion 1/2 yellow onion 2 tablespoons olive oil SweetPotato Base 4 6-inch Boboli crusts 1/2 cup crumbled bleu cheese Sweet Potato Base: 2 small NC sweet potatoes 2 cloves garlic, peeled 3 tablespoons butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper Preparation: SweetPotato Base – Peel SweetPotatoes and […]
Caramelized Onion & Bleu Cheese Pizza
Buena Sera Fussili Casserole
Ingredients: ½ pound fussili pasta 1 pound smoked turkey sausage links 2 medium North Carolina SweetPotatoes, peeled, julienne 1 red bell pepper, julienne ½ cup chopped scallions 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes 1 cup heavy cream 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon white pepper Preparation: In a large pot of boiling water, cook fussili; drain and set aside.  Remove casings from […]
Buena Sera Fussili Casserole
Southern SweetPotato Pie
Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (if using canned sweet potatoes, do not used syrup-packed) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup evaporated milk 1/4 tsp. salt 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell (if using a commercially frozen pie shell, use a 9-inch deep dish shell) Preparation: Preheat […]
Southern SweetPotato Pie
SweetPotato Cornbread Stuffing
Ingredients: Stuffing or Potatoes? This quick and easy side dish is the best of both. 2-1/2 cups California sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup sliced celery 2 tbsp. diet margarine 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. ground ginger 1 (16 oz) package cornbread stuffing (about 5 […]
SweetPotato Cornbread Stuffing
SweetPotato and Chickpea Soup
Ingredients: 2 teaspoons Olive Oil 2 large Onions, chopped (2 cups) 2 large Cloves Garlic, crushed 1/2 cup chopped Celery 2 cup pealed, chopped Sweet Potatoes or Yams 3 cups Broth or Water 1 Bay Leaf 2 teaspoons Paprika 1 teaspoon Turmeric 1 teaspoon Dried Basil Salt, if desired to taste Dash Cinnamon Dash Cayenne […]
SweetPotato and Chickpea Soup
SweetPotato Casserole
Ingredients: 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 stick melted butter 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup milk 1/2 tsp. vanilla 2 eggs Combine and put in a 1-1/2 quart casserole dish and top with the following mix: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans 1/3 stick butter (melted) […]
SweetPotato Casserole
Fresh SweetPotato Sticks
Try this fun version! Easy and nutritious, plus your kids will love them. Wash and cut SweetPotatoes into kid sized sticks. Serve with a sauce for dipping… try a low-fat ranch dressing or apple sauce. Remember, it is what you add to a SweetPotato that increases calories: 1 small, baked in skin – 103 calories […]
Fresh SweetPotato Sticks
Microwave SweetPotatoes
For best results, choose SweetPotatoes that do not vary in width from center to ends. Pierce washed SweetPotatoes. Cook on high, turning each potato halfway through cook time. Remove cooked SweetPotatoes from oven, wrap in aluminum foil and allow to rest for at least 5 minutes before serving. Cooking times: 1 medium 3-4 minutes 2 […]
Microwave SweetPotatoes
Herbed SweetPotato Cheese Puff
Ingredients: 2 cups mashed California SweetPotatoes 1 (8 oz) package low fat Cream Cheese, softened 1/4 cup Milk 2 Eggs 1/2 cup sliced Green Onion 1/2 tsp. Basil 1/2 tsp. Thyme 1/2 tsp. grated Lemon Zest 1/2 tsp. Salt 1/4 tsp. Pepper Sour Cream, for garnish A fresh sprig of Thyme or Parsley, for garnish […]
Herbed SweetPotato Cheese Puff
Henry’s Famous Yam-Yam Pie
Ingredients: 1-3/4 cups oven-baked, mashed Sweet Potatoes 1-1/2 cups (12 fl oz) Evaporated Milk (for lower fat/calories, use low-fat or non-fat evaporated milk). 1/2-3/4 cup Granulated Sugar Salt, Cinnamon, Ground Ginger, Ground Cloves and/or other of your choice spices to tastes; i.e., 1/4-1/2 teaspoon Optional: 2-3 tablespoons Custard Mix Preparation: Combine sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, […]
Henry’s Famous Yam-Yam Pie
Cranberry Glazed SweetPotatoes
Ingredients: 8 medium SweetPotatoes, cooked, peeled and sliced length wise 1-1/2 cups Whole Cranberry Sauce 4 tbsp. Orange Juice 2 tbsp. Lemon Juice 1 cup Light Corn Syrup 2 tbsp. Melted Butter Preparation: Place sweet potatoes in a shallow baking pan. Mix cranberry sauce and juices and spoon over the sweet potatoes. Blend corn syrup […]
Cranberry Glazed SweetPotatoes
Annette’s Twice-Baked SweetPotatoes
Ingredients: 3 lbs. Sweet Potatoes, baked, peeled and mashed 1/2 lb. (1 stick) Margarine 3/4 cup Sugar 1/2 tsp. All Spice Mix and spread evenly in a 9″ x 13″ pan: 1 tsp.Vanilla Extract 1/2 tsp. Cinnamon 3/4 cup Orange Juice Mix, then spread evenly on top of the first layer: 1/4 lb. (1/2 stick) […]
Annette’s Twice-Baked SweetPotatoes
Southern SweetPotato Pie
Ingredients: 1/3 cup butter 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (if using canned sweet potatoes, do not used syrup-packed) 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup evaporated milk 1/4 tsp. salt 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell (if using a commercially frozen pie shell, use a 9-inch deep dish shell) Preparation: Preheat […]
Southern SweetPotato Pie
SweetPotato Buttermilk Cornbread
Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose Flour 1 cup cornmeal 1/4 cup sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. salt 1/4 cup butter 1 egg 1 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 cups peeled and grated SweetPotatoes Preparation: Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until […]
SweetPotato Buttermilk Cornbread
SweetPotato Banana Muffins
Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup Unsifted All-Purpose Flour 1/2 cup Firmly Packed Brown Sugar 2 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Ground Allspice 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 1/2 cups Mashed SweetPotatoes 2/3 cup Mashed Ripe Banana 1/4 cup Melted Butter or Margarine 2 eggs Slightly Beaten 3/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Chopped Toasted Pecans Preparation: Well grease […]
SweetPotato Banana Muffins
SweetPotato Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins
Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes 1 cup flour 2 cups light brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 cups mini chocolate chips Preparation: Make SweetPotato puree by cooking sweet potatoes in boiling water until tender. Remove skin and puree in food processor. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. […]
SweetPotato Chocolate Chip Mini Muffins
SweetPotato Biscuits
Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups Unsifted All-Purpose Flour 1 Tbsp. Baking Powder 1/2 tsp. Salt 3 Tbsp. Shortening 1 cup Mashed Cooked SweetPotatoes 1/4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon 1/8 tsp. Ground Nutmeg 1/4 cup Milk Preparation: Into large mixing bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Using pastry blender or two knives, cut shortening into flour […]
SweetPotato Biscuits
SweetPotato Bread French Toast
Ingredients: 1 small SweetPotato 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup water 1 package (1/4 ounce) active yeast 2 1/2 cups bread flour,divided 2 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup butter, softened Pinch each of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves Preparation: Peel sweetpotato; cut into chunks. In small saucepan combine sweetpotato, milk and water. […]
SweetPotato Bread French Toast
Maple Pecan SweetPotato Quick Bread
Ingredients: 2  cups unbleached all-purpose flour 3/4  cup firmly packed brown sugar 2  teaspoons baking powder 1/2  teaspoon baking soda 1/2  teaspoon salt 1  teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4  teaspoon ground ginger 1  cup sweetpotatoes, cooked, cooled and mashed 1/2  cup pure maple syrup 2  large eggs, at room temperature 1/4  cup unsalted butter, melted and […]
Maple Pecan SweetPotato Quick Bread
Garlic SweetPotato Biscuits
Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups All-purpose flour 1 tbsp. Baking powder 1/4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon 1/8 tsp. Nutmeg 1/4 cup Cold unsalted butter 1 cup Cold mashed SweetPotatoes 1/4 cup Half and Half 2 tbsp. Melted unsalted butter 1 tbsp. Finely chopped parsley 1/4 tsp. Garlic powder Preparation: In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking […]
Garlic SweetPotato Biscuits
Cloverleaf Rolls
Ingredients: 1  medium sweet potato 1 cup milk 1/3 cup butter 1 package dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water (105-115°) 1/3 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 5-5 ½ cups unbleached flour 3 tablespoons melted butter, for brushing on rolls Preparation: Cook sweet potato in boiling water until tender.  Cool, peel and mash until you have 1 […]
Cloverleaf Rolls
Amazing Spiced SweetPotato Mini-Loafs
Ingredients: 1/2 cup cooked SweetPotatoes, peeled and pureed 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup apple juice 3/4 cup raisins 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup chopped […]
Amazing Spiced SweetPotato Mini-Loafs