Friday, March 29, 2013

that one time we had a sweet potato themed dinner

I've been known to go overboard when I find a good sale. Like the time when I bought 20 lbs of sweet potatoes. They were $.25/lb! Why wouldn't you? They are one of my very favorite foods, and can be added in almost any meal.

Naturally, decided to have a sweet potato themed dinner. We invited some new friends from the ward and I think they may have thought we were a little weird.

The menu:

(all photos from their respective blogs)

Sweet Potato Cauliflower Soup, from Manifest Vegan

I love this simple soup recipe. All you need is cauliflower, olive oil, sweet potatoes, onion, garlic, and water. We added a couple tablespoons of peanut butter, just for kicks.

 Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Apples, from You Made That?

I used more sweet potatoes and apples than it called for- probably 3.5 cups. I also reduced the butter from 1/4 c to 2 T, and drizzled the honey lightly. Perfect amount of sweetness!

Sweet Potato Quick Bread, from

I was thinking about making up a sweet potato brownie recipe, but this quick bread made for a great dessert. I reduced the butter and sugar and added some applesauce instead.

While we didn't do SP fries for this meal, this recipe by A Kitchen Addiction is my FAVORITE way to season sweet potato fries.

Now this is leaving me wanting more.... good thing Aldi's got them on sale this week for $.40/lb! :)

1 comment:

  1. Weird on the ward.   (∩_∩)