• 64 Ratings

You don't have to wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy sweet potatoes -- in a salad, as a side dish, or for dessert.

Everyday Food, November 2003

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 5 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pierce 4 medium sweet potatoes (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) several times with a fork; place on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until tender, 45 to 60 minutes. With a paring knife, cut an X in the top of each potato, and spread open. Add desired topping, and serve immediately.

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  • BASIC: Dot with softened butter, and season with coarse salt and ground pepper.

  • SOUTHWESTERN: Layer with black beans, salsa, shredded Monterey Jack, and chopped cilantro.

  • FRENCH: Crumble blue cheese over top, then sprinkle with chopped toasted pecans.

  • ALL-AMERICAN: Dollop with sour cream; sprinkle with crumbled bacon and chopped chives.

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Reviews

64 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 10
  • 4 star values: 17
  • 3 star values: 25
  • 2 star values: 9
  • 1 star values: 3
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