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DIY Baked Sweet Potato Bar


Ingredients

Scale
  • Sweet potatoes (1 per person, or however many you like)

Optional Toppings:

  • butter (recipe below, honey, crumbled bacon, Greek yogurt, sliced green onions, crumbled blue cheese, crumbled feta cheese, shredded Cheddar cheese, dried cranberries, toasted coconut flakes, chopped pecans, Honey-Cinnamon Ricotta , shredded BBQ pork or chicken)

Honey-Cinnamon Ricotta

  • 15 oz container ricotta
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Wash sweet potatoes well, pierce skin several times with the tines of a fork or the tip of a knife (keep cuts very small). Baked on a foil-lined baking sheet in a 400 degree F oven for about 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, place toppings in small bowls or plates and arrange on table or kitchen counter in a buffet-style.
  3. To make a topped baked sweet potato, take a cook sweet potato and cut a slit in the top of the potato lengthwise. Push ends inward to help “fluff” up and open the sweet potato. Top as desired with toppings.

Honey-Cinnamon Ricotta

  1. In a bowl, mix ricotta together with honey, cinnamon, and vanilla. Serve as a baked sweet potato topping.
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