Whether you鈥檙e planning on attending your annual聽Friendsgiving potluck or traveling home for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, there鈥檚 probably (okay, definitely) going to be some sort of sweet potato dish there. After all, they鈥檙e聽basically the poster child for fall. If you鈥檙e on the hunt for the perfect sweet potato recipe that鈥檒l totally steal the show, check out our faves below.

Spoiler alert: No casseroles are included.


1. Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Lemon Garlic Aioli: This recipe takes mashed potatoes to a whole other level. Not only are they made with sweet potatoes (automatic upgrade, #amiright), but they鈥檙e smashed and then *roasted* 鈥 this gives them a crispy finish that鈥檒l fondly linger long after the last bite.聽(via The Fitchen)


2. Sweet Potato Black Bean Burger: Combine sweet potatoes and black beans to聽make the most epic veggie burger of all time. Oh, and avocado makes everything better, of course.聽(via Minimalist Baker)


3. Sweet Potato Pomegranate Salad:聽Running out of聽time but still need a side for Turkey Day? No prob.聽This dish is so聽quick and simple.聽(via Two Peas + Their Pod)


4. Roasted Sweet Potato, Wild Rice + Arugula Salad: It鈥檚 all about comfort food during the cooler months, but if you鈥檙e still trying to stay healthy, whip up this flavor-filled聽salad. (via Pinch of Yum)


5. Sweet Potato and Kale Coconut Curry Soup: Chilly days call for a hot soup. Make this Sweet Potato and Kale Coconut Curry Soup for dinner and bring your leftovers to the office the next day for lunch. (via Kitchen Confidante)


6. Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl: Found: A sweet and savory dish that鈥檚 totally healthy. The best part? It鈥檚 still uber聽tasty. (via Minimalist Baker)


7. Sweet Potato Quesadilla: Satisfy your sweet tooth with this delicious quesadilla. Fill with goat cheese and apples and sprinkle聽with a little cinnamon. Yum! (via Hello Natural)


8. Roasted Sweet Potato Soup: Making soup has never been so聽simple: Place ingredients in a blender and serve. Yup, it鈥檚 *that* easy.聽(via Simply Recipes)


9. Sweet Potato Bites: With only two ingredients (+ a dash of cinnamon), it doesn鈥檛 get any easier than this recipe. Say hello to your new go-to side. (via Gabby鈥檚 Gluten-Free)


10. Cinnamon Apple Sweet Potato Waffles: Sweet meets savory with this breakfast. Make Cinnamon Apple Sweet Potato Waffles and add an egg for some extra flavor. (via That Oven Feelin鈥)


11. Smokey Barbecue Sweet Potato Chickpea Burgers: In need of an appetizer for your Friendsgiving? Whip up these sliders. Trust us, they鈥檒l be gone before you know it. (via The Vegan 8)


12. Parmesan Baked Sweet Potato Fries: How good do these sweet potato fries look? Amp up your basic recipe with parmesan cheese and give them a little zip with cayenne pepper. (via Gimme Some Oven)


13. Loaded Sweet Potatoes: Baked sweet potatoes stuffed with feta, olives and sundries tomatoes鈥 How can you say no to that? (via Gourmande in the Kitchen)


14. Sweet Potato Turkey Chili: Five ingredients is all it takes to make the yummiest turkey chili around. Sign us up! (via Pinch of Yum)


15. Ground Turkey Sweet Potato Skillet: This gluten-free skillet is the definition of guilt-free comfort food. (via Primavera Kitchen)


16. Sweet Potato Avocado Tacos: Craving some Mexican food? Use this recipe to make a fall-friendly taco. Warning: You鈥檙e going to want at least聽a couple of these.聽(via Love + Lemons)


17. Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers: Savory, meet sweet potato. This is one to beat.聽Your guests are going to be asking for the recipe as soon as they take one bite. (via Kim鈥檚 Healthy Eats)


18. Sweet Potato +聽Kale Grilled Cheese: This grilled cheese is packed with alllll of the flavor: sweet potato, kale, onion and, oh yeah, cheese. (via Two Peas + Their Pod)


19. Sweet Potato Pancakes: This one鈥檚 a no-brainer. You really can鈥檛 go wrong with pancakes (and these ones don鈥檛 even need syrup!). (via The Vegan 8)

What鈥檚 your favorite sweet potato recipe? Share it in the comments below.