Sweet Potato Pizza with Kale & Caramelized Onions
A Turkeyless Thanksgiving Recipes:
Appetizer: Goat Cheese & Herb Stuffed Mushrooms
Cocktail: Wicked Autumn Sangria
Side Dish: Pomegranate Hazelnut Salad with Maple Bacon Dressing
Thanks as always, to Kayla for collaborating with us on this project: you can view her photography blog here.
This recipe comes from Oh My Veggies.
-1 large sweet potato
-1 tbsp. olive oil
-1 large onion, thinly sliced
-1 cup chopped kale, chopped into bite-sized pieces
-3 tbsp. milk
-1 tbsp. fresh sage, chopped
-1 prepared whole wheat pizza crust
-1 cup shredded Fontina cheese
-salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Poke the sweet potato several times and bake wrapped in foil for 40 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet and add the onions, season with salt and cook them low and slow until caramelized. Add the kale and cook until wilted.
Scoop out the inside of the sweet potato once cooked, mix with the milk, sage and salt. Stir until smooth. Spread the sweet potato mixture onto the pizza crust.
Top with the grated fontina cheese, kale and caramelized onions. Bake at 400 for 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Slice and serve!
Even though I'm a foodie I am always the first person to admit when I don't like something -- truthfully, I hate sweet potatoes. My intention with this recipe was to just have a small slice to taste it and to let everyone else enjoy. The sweet potato in this dish was mild though, there was no overwhelming flavor, the crispy kale and mellow flavor from the caramelized onions went perfectly with the sweetness of the sweet potato. This surpassed all of my expectations for both presentation and taste. This is something I would make again.
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