Looking for an unusual velvety to warm up the evening? Try the sweet potato cream, simple to make and nutritious
There sweet potato, or American potato, has a much sweeter flavor than the classic tuber, a very compact pasta and is also less caloric. It is rich in vitamins, fibers and mineral salts (phosphorus, magnesium and potassium above all), contains antioxidants capable of reducing the glycemia and cholesterol present in the blood. In the kitchen it is suitable for many recipes, be salty, be desserts.
Sweet potatoes can also be used to prepare creams and velvets, without too many skills in the kitchen and without needing too much time. This dish will gently warm the coldest evenings!
Sweet potato cream: the recipe
To prepare this dish and "sweeten" the winter evenings you will need: 500 g of sweet potatoes, 200 g of onion, 500 ml of vegetable broth, salt, black pepper, extra virgin olive oil, grated parmesan, sesame seeds.
Carefully peel the potatoes and cut them into very small cubes. In a non-stick pan, brown the chopped onion and pieces with extra virgin olive oil and, as soon as the onion is golden, add the diced sweet potatoes, a pinch of salt and black pepper and cook for about 7 -8 minutes.
After this time and when the potatoes are slightly softened, it's time to add the vegetable broth (preferably slightly warm) and turn up the heat. The cream of potatoes must cook for at least 20 minutes, preferably with the lid of the pot.
When the potatoes are cooked, just blend them with an immersion mixer and serve the cream in a deep dish, seasoning with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a generous sprinkling of grated Parmesan cheese and sesame seeds.
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