RECIPE #4933 - LOADED SWEET POTATOES, Thursday, December 13, 201 - NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather & Sports

RECIPE #4933 - LOADED SWEET POTATOES, Thursday, December 13, 2012

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TONY NOBLE / TEXAS ROADHOUSE

Equipment:  Oven safe pan, Knife, oven mitts, measuring cups

Ingredients:

Sm/med sweet potatoes

1 bag mini marshmallows

Honey Caramel sauce (see recipe below)

Directions:

  • Bake sweet potato in oven at 450° for 35 to 45 minutes, until tender.
  • Remove at once and prick with a fork to let steam out – be careful, steam will be very hot.
  • Cut a 1 1/2-inch cross in the center of each potato.
  • Using oven mitts open the potato by pushing the ends toward the center until filling starts to push through the cut. 
  • Place a handful of marshmallows into the sweet potato
  • Pour 2 oz of your favorite store brand caramel sauce over the marshmallows; or make your own sauce using the recipe below.
  • Place the rest of the marshmallows over the caramel sauce.
  • Put potato bake on an oven safe pan and put back in the oven on Broil.
  • Let cook for just a minute or two, keeping careful watch.
  • Remove from oven when marshmallows start to brown.
  • Serve as soon as possible.

  Honey Caramel Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey

In a saucepan add butter and whisk in brown sugar: do not boil. Add honey and continue stirring for approximately 4 to 5 minutes.

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