Simple, satisfying and makes for an extremely tasty meal, very suitable to your time-crunch food prep needs. Try this mashed sweet potato and avocado recipe , you will not regret it.
Keyword avocado, mashed sweet potatoes, quick and easy, sweet potatoes
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 35minutes
Total Time 50minutes
1 poundsweet potatoes
2 garlic heads
2teaspoonscanola or olive oil
1/3cup sliced onion
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsleyor any herb of your choice
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Clean and dry the sweet potatoes, poke holes into the sweet potatoes, place in the microwave and cook for about 4 minutes.
Cut the top 1/4" to 1/2" off of a whole head of garlic, so that each individual clove should be visible. Make sure every garlic clove is exposed.
Place the head of garlic on foil paper .Drizzle the top of the garlic with a bit of oil, about 1 teaspoon. Wrap it up and place it the oven to roast together with the potatoes .Roast sweet potatoes for about 20 minutes or until they are cooked through.
Roast garlic for about 30 minutes; it should be soft, fragrant, and golden. Let the garlic cool then squeeze individual cloves out of the skin.
Mash the sweet potatoes and roasted garlic, with a wooden spoon season with salt and pepper .Set aside.
Meanwhile sweat the onions, add chopped parsley. Set aside
Peel avocado, add lemon juice, mash together. Combine with mashed potatoes. Serve immediately topped with onions and chopped parsley.