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Sweet Potato Spread

Sweet Potato Spread

This easy Sweet Potato Spread recipe serves as an appetizer with crackers or pita chips. At the dinner table, it substitutes for butter as a bread spread.

Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes
1 medium onion, minced
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1 tablespoon tahini
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake potatoes 30 to 40 minutes, or until soft. While potatoes bake, heat water or veggie broth in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Place cooked onions in food processor; blend a few seconds. Scoop out potato flesh; place in processor with onions.

Blend and add maple syrup, tahini, salt and pepper; blend again until smooth.

Sample spread, adjusting maple syrup/tahini to taste. Serve warm or cover and refrigerate. Makes about 3 cups.

Note: Recpe can be made 1 to 2 days ahead.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 to 6 servings, depending on the size of the cups.

Did You Know?

The deep orange color of sweet potatoes is a calling card for its stash of antioxidants called carotenoids - the major one being beta-carotene.

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