Disclosure: The Southeast Dairy Association compensated The Recipe ReDux (co-owned by ReganMillerJones, Inc. and Teaspoon Communications), to sponsor this recipe contest. We are therefore not eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. Opinions expressed are our own.
Consider the humble sweet potato; what a versatile veggie. It can star in an appetizer, entree or dessert – or even a delicious sweet potato fries snack. Really, the only thing tricky about sweet potatoes is that they tend to go bad quickly – which I always seem to forget since their white potato cousins keep so well. So faced with a pile of sweet potatoes ready to go bad and the challenge of the “Festively Lactose Free” recipe contest for members of The Recipe ReDux (sponsored by the Southeast Dairy Association,) I knew I’d have no problem coming up with any number of sweet potato dishes. The Sweet & Spicy Sweet Potato Bake I created using maple and smoked paprika flavors and topped with brown sugared pecans could actually be served at any point in a meal:
Atop toasted bread as an appetizer
As a Thanksgiving side dish with my all-time favorite turkey recipe
Add some chopped bacon and serve as a light entree with a vinaigrette dressed salad
For dessert topped with low-lactose sweetened frozen Greek yogurt
Have you served sweet potatoes as appetizer, entree and dessert?