Skip the bread and toast up some washed, dried and sliced sweet potato. You can use your toaster (just set it sideways) or your oven if you’re cooking up a batch. Top with your favourite ingredients or take our cue and go either sweet or savoury!
Sweet Potato Toast Two Ways: Sweet & Savoury
Prep time: 15 min
Total time: 30 min
1 medium sweet potato (11/2 lb/750 g), cut lengthwise into eight 1/4-in. (5-mm) thick slices
2 tbsp (30 mL) almond butter
2 tbsp (30 mL) plain Greek yogourt
1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
1/4 tsp (1 mL) lemon zest
1/4 cup (60 mL) blueberries
2 tsp (10 mL) chopped fresh mint
1/3 cup (75 mL) herbed goat cheese
2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped sundried tomatoes
1 green onion, finely sliced
1. Place sweet potato slices in toaster on low setting 8 to 10 min. or until golden on the outside and tender and cooked on the inside (Note: Times may vary depending on toaster.)
2. Spread half the sweet potato toasts with almond butter. In small bowl, stir together yogourt, honey and lemon zest. Spread mixture on top of almond butter. Sprinkle with blueberries and mint.
3. On remaining sweet potato toasts, spread herbed goat cheese and sprinkle with sundried tomatoes and green onion.
Tip: To make a larger batch, roast sliced sweet potatoes on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet in oven.
Always follow safe food handling instructions listed on the Health Canada website – Food Safety Tips
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