Recipe

Sweet Potatoes, Grilled Nut Pesto and Maple Jelly Bites

  • Servings: 4
  • Directions: 10 minutes
  • Cook in: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cooked sweet potatoes
  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 150 g mixed nuts (e.g., pecans, almonds, hazelnuts)
  • 15 mL (3 tsp) maple jelly
  • Maple Fleur de sel (to taste)
  • Cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • Paprika (1 tsp)
  • Cinnamon (1 tsp)
  • Lemon zest (1 tsp)
  • Chopped parsley (1 tbsp)

Directions

  1. Lightly oil each sweet potato (already cooked) and roast in oven at 350°F until golden. Set aside.
  2. Roast nuts in oven at 350°F for approximately 10 minutes
  3. Roughly chop nuts. Add fleur de sel, cayenne pepper, paprika, cinnamon, lemon zest and chopped parsley, and mix.
  4. Spread maple jelly (approximately ¼ tsp per slice) on sweet potatoes
  5. Top with roasted nut pesto (approximately 1 tsp)
  6. Serve