Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Sesame Maple Butter

allergy free dairy free gluten free seed butter sesame seed butter vegan

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini.

Recipe inspired by She Likes Food.

INGREDIENTS

For sesame seed butter

  • 2 cups (220g) raw sesame seeds
  • ¼ tsp pink Himalayan salt (optional)

For sweet potato with tahini maple butter

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 3/4 inch slices
  • 3 tbsp. sesame seed butter made with the NutraMilk
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. butter, vegan or regular
  • Fresh thyme leaves or parsley and flaky sea salt, if desired

INSTRUCTIONS 

  • For sesame seed butter
    • Place sesame seeds and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set 15-16 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open container lid. If, necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter.

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Place the sliced sweet potatoes into a large baking dish and rub each side with oil and sprinkle with salt.  Bake sweet potatoes until cooked through and starting to caramelize, 45-50 min, flipping once.
  • Add the maple syrup, butter, sesame seed butter and a pinch of salt to a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat, until combined and creamy.  You can also heat in the microwave.
  • When ready to serve, top each sweet potato with desired amount of sesame maple butter and fresh herbs and sea salt. Enjoy!



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