Tag: sweet potato

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Sweet Potato Pasta

Filling:Cooked sweet potatoes mashed with milk and butterMinced garlicOnion powderChivesParmesan (about ½ cup)SaltSugar (to taste) Sauce:ButterCreamGarlicSour cream Toppings:Cooked baconSharp cheddar Mix filling ingredients until well blended. Use for filling in your own homemade ravioli dough or fill pre-cooked jumbo shells. Set aside. Sauté garlic in butter. Whisk in milk and sour cream. Place one layer […]

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Baked Sweet Potatoes

It seems that most people serve sweet potatoes as some sort of dessert dish. I have never cared for them that way, so for years I just didn’t eat them. Boy was I missing out! I have found many delicious uses for sweet potatoes and it all started with eating them baked with all the […]

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Too Much Zucchini and Beef Soup

I love zucchini, and it’s a good thing I do. We planted just two zucchini plants and have more than we know what to do with. This is a beef soup, featuring zucchini. It also contains a small sweet potato. I use cinnamon and cayenne to compliment the squash flavor and the sweetness. The homegrown […]

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Sweet and Hot Soup

4 cups beef stock1½ pounds ground beef1 sweet potato2 cayenne peppers1 can petite dice tomatoes1 Vidalia onion1 bulb garlic3 small applesSaltPepperOnion powder Roast onion, garlic, and apples at 400 degrees for 40 minutes. Brown ground beef, seasoning with salt, pepper, and onion powder. Place beef stock in a large soup pot. Salt if needed. Peel […]