Sweet Potato Mash with Pecan Oat Topping and Fresh Herbs
Looking for an easy and delicious side dish that will impress your guests? This Sweet Potato Mash with Pecan Oat Topping and Fresh Herbs is just what you need! The combination of sweet potatoes, pecans, oats and herbs is a match made in heaven that will have your taste buds singing.
To make this dish, start by preheating your oven to 375°F. Then, gather your ingredients:
– 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
– 2 tbsp butter
– 1/2 cup milk
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1/2 cup rolled oats
– 1/2 cup chopped pecans
– 1/4 cup flour
– 2 tbsp brown sugar
– 1/4 cup cold butter, cut into small pieces
– 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
– 2 tbsp fresh thyme, chopped
Boil the sweet potatoes in salted water until they are soft and tender. Drain and mash them with butter and milk until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
In a separate bowl, mix together the rolled oats, chopped pecans, flour, brown sugar and cold butter until crumbly. Sprinkle the mixture over the sweet potato mash.
Bake the dish in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the sweet potato mash is heated through.
To serve, sprinkle the chopped parsley and thyme over the top of the dish. Each serving should be accompanied with a dollop of cranberry sauce or a sprinkle of pomegranate seeds, for an extra special touch.
This Sweet Potato Mash with Pecan Oat Topping and Fresh Herbs is the perfect side dish for any occasion, whether you are hosting a holiday dinner or simply want to add a touch of elegance to your weeknight meal. It is easy to make and packed with flavor, making it a favorite among everyone who tries it. So go ahead and give it a try – your taste buds will thank you!