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Healthy Meals to Cook at Home - Sweet Potato Macadamia

Friday, December 13, 2013

 

GoLocalProv and Dave's Marketplace have teamed up to offer "Healthy Meals to Cook At Home." This series offers some of New England's best ideas for healthy cooking delicious meals, made from fresh, wholesome ingredients, in your own kitchen. This week's recipe; Sweet Potato Macadamia, is simple to prepare, makes for a great side dish to your holiday dinner, and is just as healthy as it is tasty.

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 2 ¼ tablespoons chopped & toasted Macadamia nuts
  • 1 ¾ cups Sweet Potatoes
  • Pinch of Salt
  • Pinch of Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • 4 tablespoons drained, canned Crushed Pineapple
  • 1 tablespoon White Balsamic Vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Honey

Instructions:

  • Pre-heat oven to 375°.
  • Wash and wedge Sweet Potatoes.
  • Chop Macadamia Nuts and toast slightly.
  • In a large bowl, toss the Sweet Potato wedges in Maple Syrup (ONLY 1 tablespoon), Salt & Pepper.
  • Bake in oven for approximately 15 minutes. Remove from oven.
  • In a saucepan, add vinegar, mustard, honey and remainder of the Maple Syrup. Reduce by half.
  • Pour reduction over the wedges, top with nuts and the well-drained pineapple.
  • Finish in oven for another 10-15 minutes.

Enjoy!


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