Sweet Potatoes with Sticky Onions and Feta

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Welcome back to our new series where we show you the best loaded potato combinations you’ve ever seen/laid eyes on. These loaded sweet potatoes with sticky onions & feta are midweek comfort food at its best! Fluffy sweet potato - its skin crisped to perfection, topped with a heap of sticky red onions, caramelised with red wine vinegar and caster sugar, and spiced with a hint of thyme. Check out the recipe below.

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For the Sweet potatoes

<item-todo-done>4 sweet potatoes<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done> salt<item-todo-done>

For the Onion Topping

<item-todo-done>2 tbsp olive oil<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp plant-based butter<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 red onions<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>3 tbsp red wine vinegar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp caster sugar<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp dried thyme<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 x 400g can of butter beans<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 red chilli<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100g spinach<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>100g plant-based feta<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 lemon<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>1 tsp sumac<item-todo-done><item-todo-done>2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<item-todo-done>

Before you start

Oven at 200C | Baking tray lined with baking paper | Frying pan

Roast the potatoes

  • Use a fork to pierce the sweet potatoes and place on the baking tray
  • Drizzle the olive oil over the sweet potatoes and season with salt
  • Rub it into the skins then roast for 40-45 minutes until soft and tender

Prep the ingredients

  • Peel and slice the onions
  • Drain the butterbeans
  • Thinly slice the chilli
  • Crumble the feta

Cook the base

  • Heat a frying pan over a low-medium heat and add the olive oil and butter
  • Add the onions and fry for 10 minutes until slightly softened
  • Turn up the heat and add the vinegar, sugar and thyme
  • Cook for another 5 minutes until the liquid has reduced and the onions are sticky and caramelised
  • Take off the heat and stir through the butterbeans, red chilli and spinach to wilt

Assemble and Serve

  • Slice down the centre of the sweet potatoes to open them up and mash up the flesh with a fork
  • Spoon over the onion butterbean mix and top with the crumbled feta
  • Zest over the lemon and squeeze the lemon juice
  • Sprinkle over the sumac and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil
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