Sunday, October 18, 2015

Twice Baked Savory Sweet Potatoes

This is without a doubt the best flavor combination I've ever tried with sweet potatoes-absolutely love it! I also love that these Twice Baked Savory Sweet Potatoes are more of a dinner side dish than dessert. Full disclosure-while I call these "twice baked" I did steam them, mash them and then bake them. But, whatever road you take to getting them mashed and into the baking dish is up to you:@) Other options: Truly make them twice baked and scoop the filling back into the skins or they could also simply be served as mashed potatoes and save the baking time all together.
And if you tuck this idea away for Thanksgiving and are inclined to add a splash of cream or some butter to your sweet potatoes... 
Well, that's what the holidays are all about-enjoy:@)

Twice Baked Savory Sweet Potatoes-adapted from Coleen's Recipes-Sweet Potato Fries
For every 2 medium sweet potatoes:
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp smoked paprika or chipotle powder-I used chipotle powder
1 tsp chili powder
1 Tblsp brown sugar
Optional: a little butter or splash of cream
  1. Mash everything in bowl and transfer to a baking dish.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees for about 20-30 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Brown the top under the broiler for a couple minutes if desired.
Eat well and have a happy day:@)

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  1. Savory sweet potatoes ~ yes! I often eat sweet potatoes, so will try this recipe. I've never liked sweet potatoes in recipes that sweeten them up. Give me savory. '-)

  2. Sweet potatoes are my favorite. I love the addition of the paprika and the garlic.

  3. I love sweet potatoes and a savory version would be a nice change. All the spices are ones that i love and your presentation is so pretty.

  4. I just bought some sweet potatos.. might have to give this a try. looks and sounds delish! thanks for sharing

  5. You make sweet potatoes look like a rose! What a presentation - so elegant!

  6. These look wonderful and delicious! Thank you for sharing the recipe, pinning!

  7. I love sweet potatoes...sweet, savory or mixed! Beautiful version for a special dinner.

  8. Oh, boy, I DO love the flavor profile of these sweet potatoes! More savory than sweet---and just beautiful, too.

  9. What beautiful potatoes Lynn! Almost too pretty to eat but that sure wouldn't stop me. :)

  10. Beautiful piping, Lynn! I love sweet potatoes plain with a little butter but these sound fantastic.

  11. This is a beautiful bowl of Sweet Potatoes and the flavor looks wonderful! Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  12. I missed this when you first posted, and these sweet taters will be going on our menu soon.


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