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21 Leftover Sweet Potato Recipes

This collection of mouthwatering recipes for leftover sweet potatoes makes advantage of the unassuming orange vegetable to produce remarkable dishes that are both diverse and adaptable. From potato cakes to waffles to hash, there’s no shortage of what you can do with sweet potatoes.
The sweet potato theme continues throughout the day, beginning with sweet potato waffles for breakfast and ending with sweet potato gnocchi, followed by sweet potato pudding for dessert.

1.Sweet Potato Patties

These crispy and savory sweet potato patties are the perfect option for a vegetarian main course or side dish because they are made with mashed sweet potatoes. Surprisingly, I’ve come to the conclusion that I enjoy eating sweet potatoes. They only need to be cooked to my specifications, please. Surprisingly enough, I do not enjoy them in any way, shape, or form when they are sweet in the slightest.

2. Sweet Potato Pancakes

Because these Sweet Potato Pancakes are so delicious, you won’t be able to wait until the day AFTER your Thanksgiving feast to finally cook them; instead, you’ll be counting down the hours until then. These Sweet Potato Pancakes are a scrumptious and indulgent way to start the day because they are made using any leftover sweet potato casserole.

3. Sweet Potato Bombs With Marshmallow in Cinnamon Sugar

They are so simple to make, yet they are dripping with delectable goodness all over the place. The recipe for these sweet potato bombs can always be found in the cookbook that my mother put together on her own. Naturally, that cookbook is always prepared to be used. The instructions for making the sweet potato bombs are as follows.

4. Sweet Potato Muffins Recipe

These sweet potato muffins are not only delicious and nutritious, but they also have a wonderful texture that is on par with that of muffins sold in bakeries. They have a moist and tender texture, and they have a wonderful aroma — freshly baked cinnamon muffins will fill your home with a tantalizing aroma that will make your mouth water.

5. Sweet Potato Croquettes

The traditional potato croquette gets a flavorful and entertaining upgrade in the form of sweet potato croquettes. These breaded dumplings may be easily prepared at home and then deep-fried to a crisp texture. The croquettes are quite versatile and may be eaten as a snack, an appetizer, or a side dish with any dinner. They make an excellent choice.

6. Sweet Potato Ice Cream

This dish calls for sweet potato puree, which can be purchased already prepared in a can or prepared at home by first heating the sweet potatoes in boiling water and then pureeing them in a blender. Either option is fine for use in this recipe.

7. Sweet Potato Pound Cake

This sweet potato pound cake is an excellent option if you are searching for a recipe for a cake that features a unique twist or if you are seeking for a method to use cooked sweet potato that has been left over.

8. Sweet Potato Cornbread

The addition of roasted sweet potatoes to this unique cornbread gives it a taste that is reminiscent of autumn. The sweetness of the sweet potato makes this cornbread extraordinarily delicate, as well as healthful and delectable.

9. Mashed Sweet Potato Donuts

Donuts made with mashed sweet potatoes have a crust that is crisp, while the interior is pillowy soft and chewy. In addition to that, they are totally covered in an irresistible cinnamon and sugar mixture, which is guaranteed to have you doing the happy donut dance.

10. Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas

Enchiladas with sweet potato and black beans are a vegetarian dish that can be prepared quickly and is simple enough for the whole family to enjoy. In spite of the fact that I do not support the practice of secretly including vegetables in the food that I serve to my children, there have been times when I have been okay with using bribery to convince them to consume a cuisine that they claim to abhor.

11. Sweet Potato Waffles Recipe

These handmade sweet potato waffles are a delicious and nutritious option for breakfast or brunch, and they are an excellent method for utilizing any leftover sweet potatoes. The preparation of these waffles takes no more than half an hour and they can be topped with either sweet or savory toppings.

12. Fried Sweet Potatoes and Eggs

Recipe for a quick and wholesome breakfast consisting of fried sweet potatoes and runny eggs. It only takes a few minutes to prepare, and it’s an excellent way to use up any leftover mashed or chopped sweet potatoes!

13. Sweet Potato Alfredo

This flavorful take on a traditional comfort food is a cinch to prepare because to the use of sweet potatoes in the Alfredo sauce. This recipe makes enough for 2 big main-dish meals or 4 small side-dish dishes.

14. Chai Spiced Sweet Potato Pudding

A delicious dessert that is also nutritious for you, this Chai Spiced Sweet Potato Pudding is created with only four simple ingredients and has a velvety smooth texture.

15. Sweet Potato Hummus

This otherwise standard hummus recipe benefits from the addition of roasted sweet potatoes, which impart a flavor that is somewhat toasted and hints of sweetness. A snack that does not include gluten and is vegan, and it goes well on sandwiches or can be served with pita bread or crudités.

16. Sweet Potato Pie

This well-known dessert from the South begins with a crust made of buttery graham crackers and is topped with a sweet potato custard that has been expertly flavored. Put a dollop of maple whipped cream on top of this delicious single-serving pie, and you’ve got a fantastic dessert that’s perfect for one person.

17.  Sweet Potato Brownies

These sweet potato brownies are a wonderful dessert option, with gluten-free and vegan variations of the recipe available. They are indulgent, rich, and fudgy all at the same time.

18. Sweet Potato Biscuits

The leftover sweet potato casserole can be used in this recipe for quick Sweet Potato Biscuits; this is true even if you made the casserole with marshmallows on top.

19. Sweet Potato Bread

The Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Bread is a wonderful treat that also provides a sense of comfort. This recipe for fast bread can be prepared into either one large loaf or four smaller loaves.

20. Sweet Potato Gnocchi

It seems that there are always some leftover sweet potatoes. Maybe we do this on purpose in order to have an excuse to cook gnocchi, even if it’s only in our mind. This dish combines three of my favorite flavors: sweet, salty, and cheesy.

21. Southwest Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Rice Skillet

This Southwest Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Rice Skillet is an easy recipe that only requires one skillet and is a filling and healthy vegetarian dinner that the whole family will enjoy. Comprised of brown rice, sweet potatoes, black beans, green chiles, and melted cheese on top, it is seasoned with a variety of spices. Ready in under half an hour, with excellent results for the leftovers on the following day.