Sweet potato bites with guacamole & bacon bits


This is another amazing recipe that is so simple to whip up healthy, delicious & has the most amazing balance of flavours. This is a great dish to take to dinner parties, when your asked to 'bring a plate' it will certainly leave lasting impressions, and will be one of those dishes that almost every can eat!!!

The guacamole is awesome as a dip too.

This recipe has been specially designed to make in the OPTIMUM Thermocook. Can easily be made in any other thermo appliance.

SWEET POTATO BITES with Guacamole & bacon pieces

Makes approx 24

1 x sweet potato, cut into 1cm thick slices
Salt & Pepper
olive oil
¼ red onion
6 ripe cherry tomatoes
handful fresh coriander
2 x ripe avocados
salt & pepper
juice of 1 lemon
3 - 4 Bacon rashers, rind removed.

Preheat oven to 200°C
  1. Place sweet potato slices on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  2. Drizzle with olive oil & season with salt & pepper
  3. Bake in oven for 12 minutes or until rounds are cooked through & slightly golden brown
  4. Remove from oven, allow to cool on a wire rack
  5. To make bacon bites - Cook bacon in hot frypan until brown & crispy, drain on absorbent paper, allow to cool. Chop & crush into small pieces, set aside
  6. To prepare guacamole - Place onion, coriander and cherry tomatoes in bowl, chop spd 5/3secs
  7. Scrape down sides of bowl, add and de-stoned avocados, coriander leaves, salt & pepper and lemon juice. Select CHOP, pulse 2 – 3 times until desired consistency is reached.
To build your bite – simply place a spoonful of guacamole onto cooked sweet potato round, sprinkle with bacon & garnish with coriander leaf & fine grind of pepper.
Serve immediately or store in refrigerator until ready to serve.

I do hope you enjoy this recipe. I know it is a real winner in my home, and has received many rave reviews! This Christmas when you are thinking of what to serve your loved ones, remember to add an element of freshness to your menu, it will and balance & lightness.

Happy cooking, please share your creations with me & feel free to leave me a comment below!

Cook with love & eat for health my friends,
Love M x