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14 Thanksgiving Side Dishes with Yam

Updated August 31, 2023

Thanksgiving Side Dishes with Yam
The holidays are all about side dishes, and one of our favorite ingredients is definitely yam!  Yams are the perfect staple for Thanksgiving side dishes. From our Cranberry Candied Yams recipe to our Patchwork Potatoes recipe, these side dishes will become family favorites in no time. Some are sweet, some are savory, and some are a little of both!  This collection has something for all of the taste buds at your table, so when you say, "yam," they'll be thinking, "yum!"

Move over blueberry and cranberry muffins! Country Sweet Potato Muffins are making a name for themselves. These muffins have the comforting tastes of a pumpkin pie with a hearty yet delicate, moist texture.  

Our Test Kitchen uses a convenient pantry staple as its secret ingredient for these melt-in-your-mouth Farmstyle Sweet Potato Biscuits. Don't miss this tasty bread basket recipe, perfect as one of your Thanksgiving side dishes.

They taste delicious, so why not treat your gang royally on Thanksgiving with our Sweet Potato Crowns? If you're looking for a change-of-pace go-along that teams with lots of your favorite main dishes, this is a must-try and happens to be one of our favorite baked yams recipes.  Serve as a tasty compliment to any meal!

Need a good holiday go-along for your Thanksgiving feast or Christmas dinner? The eye-catching checkerboard pattern of our tasty Patchwork Potato side dish, is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Your company will enjoy a choice of their favorite potatoes: dill mashed potatoes or mashed sweet potatoes.

Cherry Yam Bake is a delightful alternative to traditional dough-and-filling pies. Impress your family with your kitchen creativity with this dish!

You can almost smell this Sweet Potato Pie recipe baking in the oven...before you've even started! This crowd pleaser is holiday tradition at its best!

A platter of crispy potato pancakes is one of those Thanksgiving side dishes that is pleasantly unexpected. This healthy pancake recipe is our twist on the spuds, making great use of sweet potatoes as a tasty alternative to white potatoes.

At holiday time, there's nothing better than revisiting the tastes of Mama's cooking. This sweet potato pudding is known as tzimmes and other names. Whatever it's called, it's worth trying this rich, flavorful Harvest Vegetable Bake packed with potatoes, vegetables and fruit.

You don't have to wait more than 15 minutes to enjoy your favorite sweet potato casserole when you use our recipe for Autumn Sweet Potatoes. Thanks to shortcut ingredients and a microwave, you can whip up a delicious sweet potato casserole just minutes before your holiday feast, or whenever cravings set in!

Our Marshmallow Sweet Potato Bake is an elegant side dish that couldn't be easier to make. When you mix canned sweet potatoes with a few ingredients and top it off with marshmallows, it's bound to be one of your favorite sweet potato recipes!

There couldn't be an easier way to make an elegant sweet potato side dish. Canned sweet potatoes are a huge time-saver, and when they're mixed and baked with a few ingredients and topped with pecans, it makes this Sweet Potato Casserole hard to resist. 

Enjoy delicious holiday-style sweet potatoes any time. These Caramel-Glazed Sweet Potatoes are easy because the bottled butterscotch topping does so much of the home-style flavoring for us.

For even more of our best yam recipes check out these holiday hits:
Cranberry Candied Yams
Sweet Potato Surprise 

If you loved these easy yam recipes, be sure to check out our recipe collection, 8 Sweet Potato Casseroles and Other Sweet Potato Recipes.

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