Sweet potatoes are a fantastic alternative to regular potatoes as they are surprisingly good for you. They are rich in vitamins A and C, which are powerful antioxidants, helping the body to fight free radicals and are also anti-inflammatory, so great for arthritis sufferers. Make sure you eat the skin as it’s where most of the good stuff is!

Sweet Potato with Feta Cheese is a great way of cooking sweet potatoes, which are an excellent source of beta-carotene and potassium.

It is an easy recipe and you can prepare ahead



Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 1.30 minutes



Sweet Potato with Feta Cheese

200g Feta cheese

6 medium sweet potatoes

1 garlic clove, crushed

2 red chilies, deseeded and long sliced

1 tsp cumin seeds, lightly toasted

1 lemon zest

3 tbsp parsley, chopped


Preparation Method:

Sweet Potato with Feta Cheese

Preheat the oven to 200 C, gas 6.

Place the Feta cheese in a bowl, drizzle over the olive oil and include chilies, cumin seeds, garlic, and lemon zest. Place it on one side. After that, you will keep in the fridge overnight.

Wrap the sweet potatoes in foil and bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour 30 minutes or until soft inside. Open and split sweet potatoes lengthways and top with the ready feta mixture.

Sweet Potato with Feta Cheese is ready. Sprinkle over the chopped parsley and serve.


Read: Blue Cheese Dip with Baked Sweet Potatoes