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Baked Sweet Potato with Maple-Oat Crumble

Why relegate sweet potatoes to the dinner table? This multi-textured delight, which can be baked the night before, tastes just right in the morning.
Whole Living, November 2012
  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Total Time 55 minutes
  • Yield Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup raw almonds, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Pinch coarse salt

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Prick potatoes all over with a fork and arrange on a baking sheet. Bake potatoes until tender, about 45 minutes, and let cool slightly.

  2. Meanwhile, combine oats, almonds, syrup, oil, and salt and transfer mixture to a baking sheet, spreading out flat. Bake crumble, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 12 minutes.

  3. Split sweet potatoes with a knife and top with crumble.

Cook's Note

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We also like this spud in the morning with a poached egg and Parmesan or pomegranate seeds and orange zest.

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