Baked sweet potatoes

Healthy comfort food? Yup! Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber – which are important for gut health – so bake away.

INGREDIENTS

1 sweet potato, cut in half

Olive oil

Salt, pepper, and chili flakes (skip chili if you want it less spicy)

2-3 tbsp sour cream

Chives to garnish, finely chopped

METHOD

Pre-heat oven to 200C

Cut sweet potato in half lengthwise and use a fork to make holes in the skin side.

Place the sweet potato halves in oven-proof dish or on baking paper on baking tray, skin-side down.

Rub the top (orange side) with olive oil and sprinkle with salt pepper and chili-flakes on top.

Bake for about 1 hour or until soft and serve with sour cream and chopped chives to garnish.


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