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5 Ingredient Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Spinach and Whipped Ricotta

5 Ingredient Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Spinach and Whipped Ricotta


  • Author: Lindsay // Tipps in the Kitch
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2 Sweet Potatoes 1x
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Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 T butter
  • 67 handfuls fresh spinach
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 c whole milk ricotta
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Chopped parsley, as garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 and line baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Wash and dry each sweet potato.  Pierce all over with a fork, then lightly brush with olive oil, sprinkle with Maldon sea salt, and place directly onto baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 45-50 minutes, or until fork tender. Let cool for 10-15 minutes then split open with a knife and rub the insides with a little butter.
  4. To prepare spinach, heat butter in nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add spinach & garlic, and season with salt and pepper. Cook until wilted.
  5. Add ricotta to blender or food processor along with 1 tsp olive oil and a little salt and pepper. Process until smooth and creamy.
  6. Fill each potato with garlic spinach, top with a dollop of whipped ricotta, and garnish with parsley.
  7. Serve!

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