Sweet Potatoes Recipes

Sweet Potato Rosti

sweet potato recipes



If you are looking for great sweet potatoes recipes to serve at a party, this sweet potato rosti would be great to start the gathering. Sweet potato recipes serve as great substitutes for traditional potato-based recipes as potatoes have much higher simple carbohydrate content. As a result, potatoes have higher glycemic index and less fibre than sweet potatoes.

This sweet potato recipes also uses mozzarella cheese that would give it the proper flavor of rosti. Other than that, there are not very many ingredients required for this recipe AND it is quite easy to make...

Some background on nutritional value of Sweet Potatoes:

Back in 1992, the Centre for Science in the Public Interest in the U.S. did a study that compared the nutritional values of vegetables. They rated the vegetables according to:

- Fiber content
- Complex carbohydrates
- Protein levels
- vitamin A and C
- Iron
- Calcium

Their study ranked the sweet potato at the highest nutritional values with a score of 267, which was significantly higher than the content of white potatoes, which stood at 83 points.

Ingredients

3 sweet potatoes, unpeeled
2 teaspoon cornflour
40g (1 ¼ oz) butter
150g (5 oz) mozzarella cheese, cut into 30 cubes

Instructions

1. Boil or microwave the sweet potatoes until almost cooked, but still firm. Set aside to cool.

2. Peel them and coarsely grate them into a bowl.

3. Add the cornflour and ½ teaspoon salt and toss lightly to combine.

4. Melt some of the butter in a frying pan. Place teaspoon of the potato in the pan and put a cube of cheese in the centre of each mound. Top with another teaspoon of potato and gently flatten to form dough circles.

5. Increase the heat to medium and cook for about 3 minutes each side, or until golden.

6. Repeat with the remaining potato mixture and mozzarella cubes.

To prepare in Advance:
The sweet potatoes can be cooked and grated upto 2 hours ahead and set aside, covered, until serving time. Assemble and cook the rosti when about to serve.


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