Sweet Potato Rounds with Goat Cheese Appetizer
A Festive Appetizer: Sweet Potato Rounds with Goat Cheese, Cranberries & Honey Balsamic Glaze, finished with a blood orange infused olive oil and fresh basil!
- 2 sweet potatoes large
- 5 oz goat cheese
- 1/3 c candied walnuts or pecans
- 1/3 c cranberries dried
- 2 tbsp balsamic reduction
- 1 tsp sea salt + more to taste
- 1/2 tsp paprika sweet
- 2 tbsp olive oil + more as needed
- 1 tbsp blood orange olive oil
- 3 tbsp wild honey
- Zest from 1 lemon
- 15 leaves basil small, for garnish
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.