Fondant sweet potatoes recipe

These fondant sweet potatoes are perfect for satisfying your craving for something a little different. They're easy to make, so keep this recipe in mind for the next time you're hosting guests.
Ingredients for fondant potatoes:

  • 1,2 kg sweet potato
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 20 g butter
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½  tsp salt
  • ¼  tsp pepper
  • 250 ml vegetable stock

Ingredients for spicy salsa:

  • ½ fresh chilli
  • 50 g dried tomatoes in oil
  • 20 g fresh basil
  • 30 g toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 90 ml olive oil


Preheat the oven to 200 °C. Peel 1,2 kg sweet potatoes. Slice them into 4 cm thick slices. Heat up 2 tbsp olive oil in an oven proof pan. Add 20 g butter. Place the potatoes in a pan and sear them for 5-6 minutes. Carefully turn over the potatoes. Add 2 garlic cloves. Season the potatoes with ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper. Sear them for 5-6 minutes. Pour in 250 ml vegetable stock. Place the pan in the oven. Roast the potatoes for 40 minutes. Finely chop ½ fresh chili. Finely chop 50 g dried tomatoes. In a bowl add chili, tomatoes, 20 g chopped basil and 30 g roasted pine nuts. Add 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar and ½ tsp salt. Pour in 90 ml olive oil and mix. Serve the potatoes with spicy salsa.

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