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Savory Topping for Sweet Potatoes

Add a little savory to those sweet potatoes with this streusel-like crumble topping from chef Alex Guarnaschelli.

  • Yield: Makes enough for 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
Savory Topping for Sweet Potatoes

Source: The Martha Stewart Show


  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 4 to 6 medium sage leaves, stemmed and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, use your fingers to mix butter, sage, and garlic until well combined. Add breadcrumbs and olive oil; mix until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle over sweet potatoes before baking.

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