Sweet Potato Rounds with Goat Cheese

Sweet Potato Rounds with Goat Cheese

Sweet Potato Rounds with Goat Cheese

Source: Ciao Florentina
Easy and  Festive Sweet Potato Goat Cheese Appetizer with Cranberries & Honey Balsamic Glaze, finished with olive oil and fresh basil!
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 10

Ingredients
 

  • 5 large sweet potatoes
  • 12 ounces goat cheese
  • 3/4 cup candied walnuts or pecans
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 5 tbsp balsamic sauce
  • 3 tsp sea salt (to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tsp sweet paprika
  • 7 tbsp olive oil (more as needed)
  • 8 tbsp honey
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • basil to garnish each round

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 500”F
  • In a small bowl combine the olive oil, sea salt and paprika.
  • Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into 1 inch thick rounds.
  • Take each sweet potato round and coat it in the olive oil mixture all over. Place them on a large baking tray without touching each other.
  • Bake the sweet potato rounds for 8 to 10 minutes on each side until golden.
  • Transfer to a serving tray and top with the goat cheese, candied walnuts, and cranberries. Spoon a little bit of wild honey on top of each potato round and sprinkle with the lemon zest.
  • Just before serving finish with a light drizzle of orange infused olive oil, the balsamic glaze and garnish with the fresh basil leaves.