Savory Smashed Sweet Potato

Savory Smashed Sweet Potato

Standing in front of your pantry or fridge and searching for anything but another boring side dish, well then, you’re going to absolutely want to try the Savory Smashed Sweet Potato. The taste is a combination of seasoned crispy and chip-like outer bits in addition to a soft, melt in your mouth, souffle like texture inside. To sum it up, the smashed sweet potato just oozes loads of goodness.

Sweet and Nutritious Potato Facts

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes

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While most people prefer it cooked, unlike a regular potato, the sweet potato may actually be consumed raw. You should be aware that, digestion of a raw sweet potato can be difficult when consumed in great quantities. However, one healthy option is to grate it and then add a spoonful or two into a smoothie for its nutritional benefits.

“So easy to prepare.”

Delicious ways to enjoy a Sweet Potato

  • Baked Sweet Potato Pie
  • Sweet Potato Fries
  • Sweet Potato Hash
  • Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Sweet Potato Chips
  • …And my Savory Smashed Sweet Potato
Savory Smashed Sweet Potato
Savory Smashed Sweet Potato

You will need:

You will need 4 Sweet Potatoes (washed and unpeeled)

2 tsp. + 1 tbsp Olive oil

1 sprig fresh Rosemary, chopped finely

2 cloves Garlic, minced

Salt and Pepper

Savory Sweet Directions:

At first, start by preheating the oven to 425° and lining oven pan with aluminum foil. Next, simply brush on 2 tsp. olive oil, making sure potatoes are lightly coated and then place potatoes onto the oven pan and bake for 45 minutes.

Smash Time:

I then, remove pan from inside the oven. Next, with a mallet or heavy spatula, I smash down on the potato. Just enough to break open the skin. Meanwhile, mixing remaining oil with rosemary and garlic, I spoon the mixture over the potatoes and season well with salt and pepper.

Finally, return pan to the oven and let the sweet potatoes continue to cook for approximately 20 more minutes or until golden and slightly crispy. Enjoy!

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