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Tuesday October 17, 2023


Sweet Potato Avocado Toast Twist: A Flavorful Upgrade

Avocado toast, a trend that’s still alive and well, gets a delightful makeover with Loaded Chipotle Sweet Potatoes, Kale, and Pickled Radishes. This vibrant and satisfying combination takes classic avocado toast to new heights, making it an ideal vegan snack or a hearty main dish. Let’s explore this creative twist on the beloved classic!

Ingredients for Loaded Sweet Potato Avocado Toast:

  • 1 medium avocado
  • Approximately 4 slices of whole-grain bread
  • A squeeze of lemon
  • Salt and pepper

For Version #1: Spicy Sweet Potato

  • ½ cup cubed sweet potatoes
  • A few teaspoons of adobo sauce (from a can of chipotles in adobo)*
  • 1 tablespoon toasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds)
  • ½ serrano pepper, sliced

For Version #2: Kale & Pickled Radish

  • A few leaves of kale, torn and massaged with a little olive oil or lightly blanched
  • A few pickled radishes or pickled onions
  • 1 tablespoon Happy Hemp seeds
  • A few sprouts

The Method:

  1. Begin by chopping your sweet potatoes into small cubes. Drizzle them with olive oil, salt, and pepper, then roast them in the oven at 400 degrees for approximately 20 minutes. Alternatively, you can brown the edges of the sweet potatoes in a skillet for about 10 minutes. If they’re not fully cooked, add a little water, cover, and let them steam until tender.
  2. Toast your bread to your desired level of crispiness. Use the back of a fork to spread avocado onto each slice. Squeeze a bit of lemon juice over the avocado, and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Now, it’s time to load up your avocado toast with toppings according to your chosen version. For the Spicy Sweet Potato version, layer on the roasted sweet potatoes, drizzle with adobo sauce, sprinkle with toasted pepitas, and garnish with sliced serrano pepper. For the Kale & Pickled Radish version, arrange the torn kale leaves, pickled radishes (or pickled onions), Happy Hemp seeds, and sprouts.

Keep the Trend Alive and Experiment!

Avocado toast may be an enduring trend, but it’s also a versatile canvas for creativity. Feel free to use pantry staples and ingredients you have on hand to create your own winning combinations. Share your discoveries and let’s keep this trend alive with our inventive twists!

Whether you enjoy it as a quick snack or a satisfying main dish, Loaded Sweet Potato Avocado Toast adds a burst of flavor, color, and nutrition to your plate. So, get ready to savor every delicious bite of this delightful creation!