Thursday, November 14, 2013

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes (plus Honorable Mentions)

Here are my picks for the Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes, plus Honorable mentions!

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes may be a new idea to many people, but this idea makes so much sense!  Sweet potatoes are one of those traditional Thanksgiving foods that take up oven space, just when there isn't any to spare.  And whether you like your sweet potato dishes with a sweet or savory approach, making one of these Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes (plus Honorable Mentions) frees up the oven or stovetop for other things on Thanksgiving Day.

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Thanksgiving Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker
In the classic Slow Cooker Candied Sweet Potatoes shown above, Stephanie from A Year of Slow Cooking learned to cook the sweet potatoes in the slow cooker, then put them in an oven-proof dish, layer on the marshmallows, and brown them right before you're ready to eat. 


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
I love the sound of these Coconut-Pecan Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes from Simple Bites, and you can add marshmallows if you'd like!


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
These Slow Cooker Spicy Sweet Potatoes from Kalyn's Kitchen are my own slow cooker sweet potato favorite, and this has been a hit whenever I've served it.


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
Slow Cooker Garlic Sweet Potato Mash from Skinnytaste sounds easy and delicious!


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
The ingredients for this Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Mash from Skinny Ms. sound fairly traditional, but they're lightened up for a skinny version and using the slow cooker makes it easy.


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
Crockpot Buttery Sage Sweet Potatoes from Crockpot Gourmet sound creamy and delicious; I'm a sucker for savory sweet potatoes!


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
Crock Pot Sweet Potato Mash with Pecans from Six Sisters' Stuff is mostly sweetened with apple juice.


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes from $5 Dinners have just a little brown sugar and cinnamon, and Erin says these will freeze well.


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
There's another take on Slow Cooker Candied Sweet Potatoes at Six Sisters' Stuff, for those who just can't pass up those marshmallows!


Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]
And finally, if you already have a favorite sweet potato recipe that starts with baking the sweet potatoes, you might want to check out these instructions for  How to Cook Sweet Potatoes in the Slow Cooker from A Veggie Venture.


More Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes:
Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes with Cranberry and Orange from A Veggie Venture

Easy Crockpot Stuffed Sweet Potatoes from Jeanette's Healthy Living

Easy Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes from 365 Days of Slow Cooking

Slow Cooker Mashed Sweet Potatoes from Creme de la Crumb

Sweet Potatoes and Apples in the Slow Cooker from Eat at Home

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole from Simple Nourished Living

All the Slow Cooker Thanksgiving Round-Ups:
Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Stuffing

Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Top Ten Recipes for Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes plus Honorable Mentions [found on SlowCookerFromScratch.com]

2 comments:

  1. thanks for linking my sweet potato "recipe" if you can call it that. I think I'll make it today for myself for dinner :)

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  2. Other than in a stew, I've never cooked sweet potatoes in the slow cooker. I'm definitely going to try the "baked" whole potatoes first.

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