Stuffed Sweet potatoes

Comfort food, even when they are cold! 

Ingredients

4                      large, orange fleshed sweet potatoes

3 tbsp             walnuts, roughly chopped

80 g                 soft feta

60 g                 butter

4 tbsp             brown sugar

1/4 tsp            ground cinnamon

1 tbsp              chives, snipped

Sea salt and black pepper

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C
  • Wash the sweet potatoes, scrubbing them well to remove any dirt
  • With a fork, prick the sweet potatoes all over and place on a baking tray
  • Bake for about 35 – 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted goes into the center easily
  • Remove and allow to cool
  • Slice the sweet potatoes lengthways down the center
  • Scoop out the flesh and place in a mixing bowl
  • Add the walnuts, feta, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon and season generously
  • Mix gently but thoroughly together
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning
  • Stuff the sweet potatoes back with the mixture
  • Bake for another 10 minutes, or until the topping is bubbly
  • Garnish with fresh chives