Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Fig Walnut Butter

Prepared  and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.


For fig walnut butter

  • 2 cups (210g) raw walnuts
  • 8 dried figs, chopped or torn into pieces
  • 1/3 cup brown coconut sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt

For roasted sweet potatoes

  • 4 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbps. Balsamic vinegar
  • 2-4 tbsp. goat cheese crumbles (omit if vegan)
  • 2-4 tbsp. fig walnut butter made with the NutraMilk


To make walnut butter:

  • Place all ingredients in the NutraMilk container.
  • Press Butter cycle, set for 5-6 minutes.
  • Press Start.
  • Open the container lid.
  • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.
  • Remove butter from the NutraMilk container and place in storage container. 

To make roasted sweet potatoes

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Scrub potatoes and slice into wedges.
  • Toss wedges with olive oil and spread on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt, and bake for 10 minutes, then turn wedges over and bake an additional 10 minutes.
  • When potatoes are ready, move wedges to a serving platter. Top with fig walnut butter, sprinkle goat cheese crumbles (optional) and drizzle a little balsamic vinegar. Enjoy!