Sweet potatoes fall among the healthiest and most popular foods of the day. Aside from being more nutritive than regular potatoes, sweet potato can be used in a variety of ways, providing your body with essential vitamin and mineral content.
But, what is there still was a sweet potato recipe you haven’t tried?
Sweet potatoes are compatible with many other healthy foods, including pecans, maple syrup,and cinnamon. Yes, you are basically reading our brand new recipe, bound to enrich your dinner table in an instant. But, first, let’s define Hasselback potatoes and ease you into the preparation process.
Hasselback potatoes are potatoes prepared using a special technique coming all the way from Sweden. Hasselback potatoes are baked potatoes with an extra crunch and lots of flavor and nutrients. To learn how to turn your sweet potatoes into the best Hasselback maple syrup pecan potato dish, read on.
Total prep and cooking time: 45 minutes
- 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cut thinly (but not all the way through the bottom)
- 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
- Salt and pepper (as preferred)
- 2 tbsp. melted butter
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- ¼ cup finely chopped pecans
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- ½ tsp. vanilla extract
- ½ tsp. kosher salt
First, let the heat up to 425 degrees. To make sure you don’t cut the potatoes all the way through, place toothpicks at their bottom. Set potatoes on a baking dish and sprinkle with vegetable oil and seasoning.
Place the baking tray in the oven and bake potatoes for 30 to 40 minutes. Set the potatoes aside and fix temperature to 450 degrees. Mix melted butter, cinnamon, pecans, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and kosher salt in a bowl and cover the potatoes with this mix. Make sure the liquid part drips down the fine cuts you made in your potatoes.
Put the tray back in the oven and bake for another 8-10 minutes.
Take the dish out and let the potatoes cool off before serving them.
Easy, practical and healthy, this recipe will make your home menu stand out each and every time. Prepare this dish when you have more guests coming over, and don’t hesitate to experiment with additional flavors, herbs, and spices. Hasselback potatoes are a great way to enrich your Sunday roast and will keep you full in a healthy manner throughout the day.