What a fun way to serve sweet potatoes…and so healthy for you too!
serves 8 ( 5 points + )
- 2-½ lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2" pieces
- 3 T. olive oil, divided
- ¾ tsp. salt
- ½ tsp.pepper
- ¾ c. fresh cranberries
- ¼ c. water
- 2 tsp. honey
- 1-2 chipotle chilies in adobo sauce, finely chopped
- ½ c. sunflower seeds
- ¾ c. green onions
- ¼ c. fresh cilantro leaves
Preheat oven to 450. Place sweet potatoes on a large jelly-roll pan. Drizzle with 2 T. olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes or until tender, turning half-way through.
Place remaining 1 T. oil, cranberries, water and honey in a saucepan. Add chopped chipotle and 1 tsp. adobo sauce to pan. Cook over medium-low heat; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes or until cranberries pop, stirring occasionally. Mash until chunky.
Place sunflower seeds in a skillet and cook until lightly browned.
Combine potatoes, sunflower seeds, onions and cilantro in a large bowl. Add cranberry mixture and toss to coat.
adapted from Cooking Light