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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes with Caramelized Shallots and Sage

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 4

We used sweet potatoes for our twice-baked potatoes and added browned shallots, sage and parmesan. MORE + LESS -

Scaron
December 20, 2011

Ingredients

2
sweet potatoes, scrubbed, pierced with fork
2
tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage
1
shallot, thinly sliced
2
tablespoons vegetable broth or stock
Salt and pepper

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil; set aside.
  • 2
    Place sweet potatoes on oven rack. Bake 1 hour or until soft. Cool potatoes 20 to 30 minute before handling. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F.
  • 3
    Cut potatoes in half lengthwise. Scoop out flesh into large bowl; reserve potato skins on cookie sheet. Add Parmesan and sage to potato flesh; stir to combine.
  • 4
    Heat 8-inch skillet over medium heat. Add shallot; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shallot begins to brown. Add 1 tablespoon of the broth; stir vigorously. Cover; cook 2 minutes. Uncover; add remaining tablespoon broth. Cover; cook 2 minutes longer.
  • 5
    Add shallot to potato mixture; stir to combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Divide mixture evenly among potato skins.
  • 6
    Bake 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately garnished with additional grated Parmesan cheese and sage leaves.

Expert Tips

  • The sweet potatoes can be baked up to two days in advance.
  • Choose potatoes that are mostly unblemished and scrub vigorously before baking. It’s important that you also remember to prick them with a fork to relieve pressure in the potato.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
190mg
8%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%
190%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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