Roasted sweet potato with blue cheese, walnuts and sage

Roasted sweet potato with blue cheese, walnuts and sage recipe

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These orange, sweet-tasting spuds are at their seasonal best from October through to March. Their sweetness is complimented by the saltiness of the blue cheese and aromatic sage. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 253 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 4 small sweet potatoes, cut into 3cm (1in) pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
  • 1 x 30g pack sage, 1/2 chopped
  • 50g (2oz) blue cheese
  • 3 tbsp walnuts, toasted

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    1060kj
    253kcal
    13%
  • Fat

    16g 23%
  • Saturates

    4g 22%
  • Sugars

    6g 7%
  • Salt

    0.4g 6%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 22.9g Protein 5.9g Fibre 3.7g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 6, 200oC, fan 180oC. Arrange the sweet potatoes in a single layer in a roasting tin and toss with the olive oil, chopped sage and some seasoning. Roast for 30 minutes or until golden at the edges.
  2. Meanwhile, rub the whole sage leaves with a little oil. Scatter them over the sweet potatoes for the final 5 minutes of cooking. Remove the roasting tin from the oven. Scatter over the cheese and walnuts. Serve immediately.

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