Sweet potato for supper

First time I have baked a sweet potato at home. Had it with lightly fried mushrooms and courgette and 25g grated cheddar. Also tried a dollop of onion and chive cottage cheese for the first time, only to discover I LOVE it!

Overall I think I find sweet potatoes quite a strong flavour so I'd prefer them on the side or ideally as an ingredient on something. Still, a healthy supper!

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  • Good evening, sweet potato fries are a good replacement for chips, you can bake in the oven with little olive oil.

    I have also used them as the topping for shepherds pie or sausage and mash.

  • I love sweet potato fries so that's definitely one to try. Thanks. :-)

  • Hi Ruby8 😀 I love my sweet potato peeled and chopped up into bite sized pieces and roasted in the oven for 30mins with a little oil answer pepper. Or mashed with a little butter and topped on a cottage pie ... yummy !!

  • Nice veggie dinner! X

  • I tried to upload a pic as it was one of my more photogenic suppers, but my windows phone just wouldn't oblige!

  • Oh Ruby8 SNAP - I also had sweet potatoes for dinner tonight. I baked them in their jackets in the microwave, then topped them with low fat cottage cheese and pineapple. My mouth is watering now at the memory, very tasty! 😋

    Mouse 🐭

  • I steam my sweet potato in their skin then scoop them out, lovely as a healthy mash no butter needed, delicious.

  • Great tip dramagroup, thank you!

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