Recipe:

Slow Baked Sweet Potato with DIY Toppings

Slow Baked Sweet Potato with DIY Toppings recipe
easy dinner

It doesn't get much simpler than this, folks: you can use these exact toppings as per Simon's recommendation, or mix it up based on what you've got on hand. It's a pick-your-own-adventure style dinner!

Preparation time Prep: 10 mins
bake time bake: 2 hours
serves:
2
Skill level Easy Peasy

You will need:

  • 1 large sweet potato
Toppings
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed pink peppercorns
  • ¼ red onion, finely diced
  • Vegan cheddar cheese
  • Cashew cream cheese
  • Olives, roughly cut
  • Roasted red peppers, sliced into strips
  • Pickled radish and carrots
  • Fresh basil leaves
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Recipe: Simon Toohey

Directions:

  • 1Preheat oven to 220°C.
  • 2Bake the sweet potato in the oven for about 2 hours. (If you're using a smaller or mid-sized potato, check on it after an hour or so to ensure it doesn't burn.)
  • 3Slice your sweet potato down the middle, lengthwise, being extra careful as it will be steaming hot!
  • 4Season with salt and pink peppercorns, and serve with your favourite toppings :)

Variation: Some other great toppings include roasted chickpeas, chopped walnuts or toasted pepitas.

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