Sticky miso hasselback sweet potatoes with pear & sage
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Time to make:
1 hr 25 mins (Hands-on time: 25 mins, Cooking time: 60 mins)
$1.05 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
8 small sweet potatoes, skin on
½ cup sage leaves
2 medium pears, skin on, halved, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon miso paste
2 teaspoons reduced-salt soy sauce
3 teaspoons sesame oil
2 tablespoons mirin
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon honey
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. Thinly slice the sweet potatoes, almost all the way through but keeping bases intact. Place potatoes, cut-side up, onto the prepared tray.
2 Place the sage leaves and pear slices randomly between potato slices. Spray with olive oil. Bake for 10 minutes.
3 Combine miso, soy, sesame oil, mirin, garlic and honey in a small bowl. Mix until a smooth paste. Brush or drizzle mixture over potatoes, bake for 10 minutes, then repeat brushing. Bake the potatoes for 20–30 minutes more, brushing at 10 minute intervals until the potatoes are golden, sticky and tender. Serve.
About this recipe
First published: December 2018