Blue Cheese-Baked Sweet Potatoes

by Maggie Battista on December 31, 2013

in Cheese, Featured, Vegetables

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I have an especially soft spot for easy, cheesy recipe. With leftovers from my perfect cheese board, I’ve whipped up a quick holiday side dish, or something to super pretty to serve for a New Year’s Day brunch. (For more cheesy recipes, pop over to Cheesy Bake-and-Broil Pasta and Jam and Cheese Crepes.)

Blue Cheese-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Wrap sweet potatoes in foil and bake in a 350º oven for about 45 minutes, or until a fork easily pierces the flesh all the way to the center of the potato.

Take a few slices out of the top of the potato and push some blue cheese into the crevice. Broil for a few minutes to melt and brown.

Serve as is, or with a short pour of maple syrup or a quick chop of pecans.

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Photos courtesy of Heidi/White Loft Photography and food styling by Catrine Kelty.

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Maggie Battista

Founder at Eat Boutique
Maggie, is the founder of Eat Boutique. She started Eat Boutique as a blog in 2007, and sold out of her first gift box of small batch independent food in 2009. Maggie continues to offer unique and delicious handmade food in tasting subscriptions and seasonal gift boxes for food fans and home cooks. Maggie also hosts Eat Boutique Markets, where she spotlights cookbook authors and food makers. She’s written for Style Me Pretty, Food52, Time Out New York, Spencer Magazine, and writes a cocktail column for the popular wedding blog, Snippet & Ink. Maggie's also created retail experiences for the largest floral and event design company in New England. She regularly travels far distances to find the next great chef, farmer, food maker or host. You can follow her worldwide – and homemade – gastronomic adventures on Twitter at @mizmaggieb or @eatboutique. Maggie's writing her first-ever cookbook Food Gift Love to be published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in fall 2015.


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  • Lisa Forever Five Blog

    Hi Maggie! Your friend Jess directed me to your blog and I was THRILLED to find blue cheese and sweet potatoes (two of my favorite foods) sitting at the top of your page! I’m sold! Totally subscribed and can’t wait to try out one of your scrumptious concoctions!

    • http://www.eatboutique.com Maggie

      OH Hello Lisa!! So nice to meet you. Delighted we both love sweet potatoes xox Happy new year!

  • chezus

    Yep, I am pretty sure these will be sitting next to a steak in our near future. To die for.

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