Baked Sweet PotatoesSubmitted by: BRAINIAC
IntroductionThese sweet potatoes are cooked with a West African-style peanut sauce. These sweet potatoes are cooked with a West African-style peanut sauce.
6 medium sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds)
1 tsp canola oil
1/3 cup finely chopped onion
1 tbsp grated peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
1-1/2 tsp ground coriander
1/8 tsp ground red pepper
3/4 cup water
3/4 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup natural peanut butter
1 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
Pierce potatoes with a fork, and bake at 375°F for 1 hour or until tender. Cool potatoes slightly.
Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium-low heat.
Add onion, ginger, and garlic; cook 3 minutes.
Add cumin, coriander, and pepper; cook 1 minute.
Add 3/4 cup water and next 4 ingredients (through salt), stirring until smooth; bring to a simmer.
Cook 2 minutes or until thick.
Split potatoes lengthwise, cutting to, but not through, other side.
Spoon about 1/4 cup sauce into each potato.
Top each serving with 1 teaspoon cilantro.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRAINIAC.