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Sweet Potato Stackers

Sweet Potato Stackers

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Serves: 4-6 as an appetizer

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, unpeeled cut into ¼ inch slices (20 rounds roughly)
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil for drizzling
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 20 dried figs, stems removed and halved
  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ¼ c water
  • 1 cup ricotta, or goat cheese
  • 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts, or pistachios roughly chopped

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

2

Toss sweet potatoes with oil, salt and pepper and spread onto a parchment lined baking sheet in a single layer. Roast 25-35 minutes until golden. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool

3

Place the balsamic vinegar, water and sugar in a small saucepan and add in the figs. Bring to a boil and then lower to a simmer for 20-25 minutes until the balsamic is reduced and the figs have plumped up. Set aside to cool

4

Assemble the dish by spreading the ricotta or goat cheese on top of each sweet potato, top with 2 fig halves and chopped hazelnuts. Drizzle over the fig reduction and serve.

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