Vegan Sweet Potatoes and Pears Recipe

Sweet PotatoesAhhh... spring.

The veggies are fresh, the fruits are ripe and day-drinking in the backyard becomes acceptable again. Try this dish the next time you hit the farmer's market. Bring home a cute guy while you're at it.

What You Need

Smashed Potatoes

2 tablespoons olive oil
3 large sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
1/3 cup almond milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
½ teaspoon cinnamon
2 tablespoon chia seeds


2 Bartlett pears, thinly sliced
1/2 cup pistachios, chopped
1 teaspoon olive oil

Related: Heavenly Roasted Pears

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mix smashed potato ingredients until smooth; transfer to a large baking dish. In a mixing bowl, combine pear topping ingredients; gently toss to coat. Pour on top of
sweet potato mixture. Transfer to the oven and bake 40 minutes. Remove from oven; serve chilled atop grilled vegetables or a salad.

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