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Loaded Smashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 12

A great appetizer that combines the light sweetness of sweet potatoes and traditional loaded potato toppings! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
strips thick bacon
3
large sweet potatoes, cut into quarters
1/4
cup olive oil
Salt and pepper
1/2
cup sour cream
4
ounces cheddar cheese, grated
Fresh chives

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook bacon until crispy, either in a skillet or baked in the oven. Once the bacon is crispy, let cool and chop into bits for topping. Set aside.
  • 2
    Preheat oven to 350ºF. Cut off the ends of the sweet potatoes, then cut them into quarters. Pour olive oil on a baking sheet and rub potatoes on both sides to coat. Sprinkle potatoes with salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Bake potato pieces for 25-30 minutes until they are fork tender. Then let cool briefly until you can handle them.
  • 4
    Use a small plate to smash each potato down a bit. Return smashed potatoes to baking sheet.
  • 5
    Bake smashed potatoes a second time for 10 minutes to crisp them up a bit.
  • 6
    Remove potatoes from oven and top with sour cream, shredded cheese, crispy bacon bits, and fresh chives.
 

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