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Roasted Sweet Potato and Pears

Total Time
50 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Easy
This recipe from LIGHTEN UP, Y’ALL by Virginia Willis has been modified by WW with permission.
Ingredients

uncooked sweet potato(es)

4 large, sliced, or 1 lb small, cut in 1/4-in-thick slices

pear(s)

3 medium, Bosc, cored and cut in 1/4-in-thick slices

unsalted butter

2 Tbsp, melted

fresh thyme

6 sprig(s), leaves only

kosher salt

1 tsp, coarse, or to taste

black pepper

tsp, freshly ground, or to taste

sherry vinegar

1 tsp

blue cheese

2 oz, crumbled

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine potatoes and pears in a 2-quart gratin dish or ovenproof skillet. Pour butter over potatoes, sprinkle with thyme leaves, and season with salt and pepper; toss to combine.
  2. Transfer to oven; bake until potatoes are tender, gently stirring once, 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven, drizzle with vinegar and sprinkle with cheese; stir to combine. Taste and adjust for seasoning with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.
  3. Serving size: rounded 1/2 c
Notes
Consider covering the dish while baking to help potatoes cook faster.

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