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Mini Sweet Potato Bites

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  • Prep 50 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 16
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For your next party, skip the potato chips, and opt for these delicious caramelized onion- and apple-topped sweet potatoes instead.
Created May 16, 2018
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  • 2 large unpeeled orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (1 3/4 lb/875 g)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 cups sweet onion, halved and thinly sliced (1 large)
  • 1 small unpeeled apple (Gala or Braeburn), cored and thinly sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves


  • 1
    1. Heat oven to 425ºF. Spray large rimmed baking pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    2. Cut 8 (1/2-inch-thick) slices from centre of each sweet potato; reserve ends for another use, or discard. In large bowl, toss sweet potato slices, 1 tablespoon of the olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and the pepper. Place slices in pan. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until tender when pierced with paring knife. Turn slices over. Brush sweet potato slices with mustard.
  • 3
    3. Meanwhile, in 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until softened and golden brown. Add apple, and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until apple softens. Add vinegar; cook 30 to 60 seconds or until liquid evaporates.
  • 4
    4. Divide caramelized onion mixture among slices. Top with blue cheese. Bake 5 to 7 minutes or until cheese softens. Top with parsley and thyme.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Not a fan of blue cheese? Substitute goat cheese instead.
  • Tip 2
    The caramelized onion and apple mixture can be made a day ahead. Refrigerate mixture, covered, then reheat in microwave before placing on top of sweet potato slices.

Nutrition Information

70 Calories, 2g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 11g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 16
Total Fat
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% Daily Value*:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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