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Chilli-honey sweet potatoes on cheese sauce

Can you enjoy Sunday lunch without feeling like your jeans are going to rip at the seams or, worse, like you’re missing out? With our low-carb chilli-honey sweet potatoes on cheese sauce!


4 sweet potatoes
2 red chillies, chopped
75 ml honey
75 ml olive oil
2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp flour
1 cup milk
1 cup grated Cheddar
1 egg Coriander, to garnish

1. Preheat oven to 18°C.
2. Wrap sweet potatoes in foil and bake for 1 hour.
3. Combine chillies, honey, oil, and salt and pepper.
4. Remove potatoes from the foil, slice in half and arrange on a lined baking tray. Turn up the oven to 200°C.
5. Drizzle the chilli-honey sauce over the sweet potatoes and bake for 20 minutes.
6. Melt butter in a pot. Remove from the heat and whisk in the flour until smooth. Add the milk while whisking continuously.
7. Return to the heat, add salt and pepper, and cook, whisking, for 5 minutes. Add Cheddar and cook until melted. Whisk until smooth, then whisk in the egg.
8. Serve potatoes with cheese sauce and coriander.


Recipes & styling: Chiara Turilli
Photography: Samantha Pinto


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