Air Fryer Sweet Potato Casserole Stacks

Air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks make a delicious side dish for all kinds of dishes. This sliced yam casserole is a breeze to prepare and it tastes so good. The sweet potato stacks are topped with a crunchy topping. I love these with sour cream on top – the contrast between sweet and tangy is perfect. The thin sliced sweet potatoes are so quick to prepare in the air fryer, making them a great side any day of the week.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

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You will find that air fryer sliced sweet potatoes cook quicker than if you were to use a conventional oven. They will get just as crisp on top. And of course you can free up some oven space by using the air fryer.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

Stacked Potatoes Recipe Ingredients

You will need sweet potatoes of course, as the main ingredient. Then you will need oil, garlic, salt and pepper to flavour the potato slices. Mozzarella cheese goes in between the potato slices. This not only adds another flavour to the thin sliced sweet potato, but also helps the sweet potato stacks hold together.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

The panko breadcrumb, basil and parmesan topping is the icing on the cake! I expect you already have most of these ingredients to hand.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

How to Make Air Fryer Sliced Sweet Potatoes

Once you have all the ingredients you can get started on making air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. Cut the potatoes thinly. This speeds up the cooking time and also gives the sliced yam casserole more ‘layers’ that you can add cheese in between. Toss the potato slices with the oil and garlic and grind in some seasoning.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

Next you can stack layers of the seasoned sweet potato and the mozzarella. Finally mix the remaining ingredients and use the mixture to top each of the sweet potato stacks.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

These air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks take roughly half an hour to cook in the air fryer. It doesn’t matter if they’re done before the rest of the meal is ready. They will keep warm in the air fryer until you’re ready to serve the meal.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

Can I Use Regular Potatoes Instead?

If you’re wondering whether you can swap regular potato for the thin sliced sweet potato, then yes. You can! Of course the result will be a little different. So if you want to make a stacked potatoes recipe but don’t necessarily want sweetness, use regular potatoes instead.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

I find that regular potato crisps up more at the edges while sweet potato slices come out softer. But really, either way is good. Maybe make some of each kind to see which you like most? If you are a fan of air fryer sweet potato wedges, you will love these air fryer potato stacks!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

Do I Have to Peel the Potatoes First?

I didn’t peel them for this air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks recipe. Sweet potato skin is perfectly safe to eat (and rich in fibre and antioxidants!) If you prefer not to peel yours either, just give them a good scrub before you start the recipe to get any dirt off.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

A Few Variations to Try

There are different tweaks you can make to this stacked potatoes recipe. I love to add a spoonful of sour cream on top when I serve these but you could try plain Greek yogurt or even add some extra butter.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

For a colourful look, add a small sprig of fresh basil or any other fresh herb you want on top of the sliced yam casserole.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

Another variation would be using different kinds of cheese. I like to use mozzarella between the potato slices because it sticks them together so well and tastes mild. Try swapping some of the mozzarella for cheddar or even gruyere.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

A Few Tips and Tricks

Because these are cooked in an air fryer and not a muffin pan, you will need to make sure the stacks hold together. The easiest way is to use cupcake liners, either paper or silicone ones. Once the air fryer sweet potatoes are cooked through, the melted cheese will hold them together so you can simply discard the liners before serving.

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

Don’t make these ahead because the salt will start to pull moisture out of the potato. Also, if you cut sweet potatoes too far ahead, they will start to go brown. They’ll taste the same but it’s best to prepare this recipe just before cooking it. If you’re reading this after slicing your potatoes, just toss them in oil immediately and that will stop the browning!

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love these sweet potato stacks.

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Casserole Stacks Recipe

Food blogger, Bella Bucchiotti of xoxoBella, shares a recipe for air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks. You will love this sliced yam casserole made with thin sliced sweet potato.

Air Fryer Sweet Potato Casserole Stacks

5 from 6 votes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fryer
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Bella Bucchiotti
Air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks made a delicious side dish. This sliced yam casserole is a breeze to prepare. The sweet potato stacks are topped with a crunchy topping. The thin sliced sweet potatoes are so quick to prepare in the air fryer, too.
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Ingredients

  • 6 sweet potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 Cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Teaspoon salt kosher flakes
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 Cup mozzarella  shredded
  • 1/4 Cup unsalted butter 
  • 1/2 Cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 Cup parmesan  grated
  • 1 Tablespoon basil chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the air fryer to 340 degrees F. 
  • Thinly slice sweet potatoes and add to a large mixing bowl. In a separate small bowl, mix olive oil, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Combine with the sweet potatoes and stir to coat. 
  • Use foil muffin tins, or small pieces of foil to hold the potato stacks in place. Spray each tin lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Arrange sweet potato slices in a stack with a pinch of mozzarella cheese between each slice until the tin is almost filled, or about 2” high. 
  • Combine panko, parmesan, and basil in a bowl. Pour in melted butter and stir. Top each sweet potato stack with a spoonful of breadcrumb mixture.
  • Place into the air fryer and cook for 30 minutes. 
  • Let cool slightly before serving. Top with sour cream if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 506mg | Potassium: 594mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 24310IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 1mg
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The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

Thin sliced sweet potato is going to be your new best friend in the kitchen. Add seasonings and cheese, as well as panko, and you can make these air fryer sweet potato casserole stacks easily. They are sweet, chewy and cheesy and go with just about any main dish I can think of!

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  1. Carolyn McPherson wrote:

    5 stars
    I have never tried these in the air fryer. They sound so good

    Posted 9.10.21 Reply
  2. Maria Arena wrote:

    5 stars
    So easy and cute!

    Posted 10.20.23 Reply
  3. Diana wrote:

    5 stars
    Yummmmm so fast and easy and delicious!!

    Posted 10.31.23 Reply
  4. Claire Bear wrote:

    5 stars
    easy to make and really tasty,yum!!

    Posted 11.1.23 Reply