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Sweet Potato with Artichoke Pesto and Roasted Garlic

posted Aug 5, 2013, 7:42 AM by Heather Champagne
Easy Recipe

Sweet Potato
1-2 tsp Artichoke Pesto
Roasted Garlic
1 tsp- Sour Cream (optional)
1 pad Butter
pinch Salt and Pepper

Clean and brush off any dirt on the Sweet Potato. Cover potato with cello wrap and place in microwave for 5 minutes. Carefully remove the plastic wrap & discard. Split lengthwise, crush potato gently and spread apart. Add butter, roasted garlic, Artichoke Pesto, sour cream and seasoning.

Roasted Garlic-easy recipe
Whole Garlic with skins
Aluminium Foil
Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper

Heat oven to 350. Cut piece of aluminum foil large enough to cover whole garlic completely. Place garlic onto foil. Cut whole garlic in half (horizontally). The garlic cloves should be exposed. Drizzle Olive Oil and sprinkle on salt and pepper. Wrap garlic clove, aluminium tips facing the top. Bake for 25 minutes or until garlic is soft. When cooled, squeeze garlic cloves out of skins onto your potato or favorite meal, side dish.