Recipe Contest

Sweet Rewards Recipe Contest

The Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission is once again excited to sponsor a contest in partnership with Louisiana Cookin’ to find the best sweet potato recipes in the country. This year’s entries can utilize fresh, frozen, or canned sweet potatoes.

The Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission knows that home cooks and food lovers across America cook up some amazing sweet potato dishes. Do you serve them up as an appetizer? Or how about an entrée or side dish? Desserts are, of course, a given!

We will award 5 category winners, one each in the following categories:

  • Fresh Sweet Potatoes
  • Canned Sweet Potatoes
  • Frozen Sweet Potatoes
  • Culinary Student
  • Professional Chef

Each category winner will receive $500.  A grand prize winner will be selected to receive $1000.  So start shopping for fresh, canned, or frozen Louisiana Sweet Potatoes and send us your best recipe! While you’re getting ready to cook up your masterpiece, take a look at the winning dishes from 2014 below. Click here to enter your recipe

Sponsored By: Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission, Louisiana Cookin’, Alexia, and Louisiana Culinary InstituteLouisiana Restaurant Association


Sweet Potato Butterscotch Pies - Grand Prize Winner


Spiced Sweet Potato Squares with Brown Sugar Glaze - Fresh Category Winner

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Sweet Potato Bundt Cake with Marmalade Ribbon - Canned Category Winner


Sweet Potato "Fry-ttata" with Chorizo and Caramelized Onions - Frozen Category Winner

Sweet Potato & Conecuh Sausage Au Gratin - Professional Category Winner

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Panini Grilled Sweet Potato Salad with Creamy Basil - Student Category Winner