This rich and tasty sweet potato dish is perfect as a side or a n entree!


Food by Saskia van Deelen + Photography by Julia Cawley

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SERVES 4

You will need:
2 large sweet potatoes
salt
2 shallots, peeled and finely diced
1 garlic clove, minced
9 ounces whole-leaf spinach, cleaned
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons pine nuts
7 ounces feta cheese, cubed
1 tomato, cored and finely diced
1 thyme sprig, washed and leaves removed
pepper
  1. Boil sweet potatoes in salted water for about 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 375oF.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan, and sauté the shallots and garlic. Add the spinach and let it collapse.
  3. Roast pine nuts in a small frying pan until golden brown.
  4. In a medium bowl, toss together remaining ingredients. Fold in spinach, salt, pepper, and mix well.
  5. Drain the sweet potatoes at the end of the cooking time, and allow to cool slightly. Cut lengthwise.
  6. Put the sweet potato halves into a baking dish with the cut surface facing upward.
  7. Cover the potato halves with the spinach mixture and bake on the center rack for 20 minutes.

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This rich and tasty sweet potato dish is perfect as a side or a n entree!
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