Sweet Potato Toasts
Recipe by Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto
Cut your favorite variety of NC sweet potato into half-inch slices. Place in the toaster just as you would a slice of bread. Put it in to toast on high and once it pops up, keep repeating the process until both sides of the potato have started to brown a bit.
OR you can bake the slices on a parchment paper lined baking sheet at 450 degrees for about 10 minutes.
Once they are baked you may serve them hot or cold with your choice of delicious toppings. Here are 4 suggestions to get you started then let your creativity take hold and come up with your own exciting flavors – you are only limited by your imagination!
Make a savory avocado topping with a sprinkling of sumac ( a citrusy flavored spice) or just some salt and pepper; or tale it to the sweeter side of things with a topping of peanut or almond butter and bananas (and maybe a dusting of grated dark chocolate!)
For great hot appetizers: Top your sweet potato toast with sundried tomatoes with black or green olive tapenade and a bit of basil and some Uno Alla Volta mozzarella cheese for a fun take on bruschetta; or for a delicious Mexican toast – top each slice with Roots Black Bean Hummus and a sprinkling of minced cilantro and some Uno Alla Volta feta cheese