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Sweet potato bites (VE)

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These sweet potato bites both look and taste delicious. 

SERVES: 30    READY IN: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500g sweet potatoes
  • 1 tsp Co-op vegetable oil
  • 2 avocados
  • Generous pinch of chilli flakes
  • 2 limes, 1 zested and juiced, 1 cut into wedges
  • 1 tbsp Co-op extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ x 25g pack coriander
  • 3 tbsp Co-op walnuts, chopped and toasted

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan 200°C/Gas 7.
  2. Slice the sweet potatoes into discs, about 1cm thick, then halve any large ones into semicircles.
  3. Spread out on 2 nonstick baking trays and drizzle over the vegetable oil, then season.
  4. Roast for 40 mins, flipping the sweet potato over halfway through.
  5. Meanwhile, mash the avocados in a large bowl, using a potato masher, then add the chilli flakes, lime zest and juice, along with the olive oil.
  6. Mash and mix well, then season to taste, adding a squeeze more juice from one of the lime wedges, if you like.
  7. Finely chop most of the coriander and stir into the avocado mixture, reserving a few leaves for a garnish.
  8. Once the sweet potato is tender, remove from the oven.
  9. Leave to cool for a few minutes, then arrange the discs on a serving platter.
  10. Pile a heaped teaspoon of avocado mixture on each and sprinkle over the walnuts, then garnish with the reserved coriander.
  11. Serve with the lime wedges.



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