34 Leftover Sweet Potato Recipes [Desserts & More]

Sweet potatoes are surprisingly big and filling. I feel like I am always overestimating how many sweet potatoes to make, leaving me with lots of leftovers. Have you ever had the same problem?

Leftover sweet potatoes can actually be a very good thing. There are plenty of recipes you can make to reuse those sweet potatoes and give them a whole new life.

Here are a few of my favorite leftover sweet potato recipes that you should definitely try. 

Leftover Sweet Potato Recipes

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long are Leftover Sweet Potatoes Good For?

Once cooked, sweet potatoes are good for about 5 days when stored in the fridge. Be sure to make one of these great recipes before your sweet potatoes go bad!

How Do You Crisp Up Leftover Sweet Potatoes?

I like to use my air fryer to crisp up leftover sweet potatoes. It makes them crispy on the outside and tender on the inside without requiring any extra oil.

You can also toss your leftover sweet potatoes in a little olive oil and crisp them in a skillet over medium high heat. 

Are Sweet Potatoes Healthy?

Sweet potatoes are healthy! They are full of antioxidants and fiber which is great for gut health. They are also high in vitamin A and beta carotene. 

Do You Need to Peel Sweet Potatoes?

You can cook sweet potatoes without peeling them. The skin is completely edible and cooks to be quite soft. Just be sure to wash the sweet potatoes well before cooking. Remember, they do come from the dirt!

Final Considerations

I hope you give a few of these leftover sweet potato recipes a try. They are all tasty in their own way and will help you use any type of sweet potatoes you may have in your fridge. Be sure to let me know your favorite! Enjoy. 

You might want to take a look at our What To Do With Leftover Curry? or our Leftover Chili Recipes.

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