The Chew: Crispy Sweet Potatoes With Brown Butter & Sage Recipe

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The Chew: Crispy Sweet Potatoes With Brown Butter & Sage

It’s time to change the way you think about side dishes. Michael Symon and Mario Batali teamed up on The Chew to share two unique side dishes you can add to your Thanksgiving Day spread, or any meal! Michael took a popular ingredient, sweet potatoes, but wanted to steer clear of a traditional casserole. Instead, he showed viewers how to prepare Crispy Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Sage. The unique preparation of the sweet potatoes make for a crunchy, sweet bite that will practically melt on your tongue. You’ll never want to enjoy sweet potatoes any other way!

To get the recipe, click next page.

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The Chew: Crispy Sweet Potatoes With Brown Butter & Sage Recipe Ingredients

The Chew: Crispy Sweet Potatoes With Brown Butter & Sage Recipe

Michael Symon’s Crispy Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Sage will forever change the way you look at the popular side dish ingredient. (jlodder / Flickr)

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 C sage leaves – roughly torn – divided
  • 3-4 sweet potatoes – 2 1/2 lbs
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

To Serve:

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The Chew: Crispy Sweet Potatoes With Brown Butter & Sage Recipe Directions

  1. Put the sweet potatoes in a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil
  2. Cook, partially covered, for about 20 minutes, until the potatoes are fork tender
  3. Drain and let cool completely
  4. Slice the potatoes into 1-inch-thick slices, then set aside
  5. Preheat a large cast-iron skillet with olive oil over medium-high heat
  6. Add the potatoes in a single layer and smash with a spatula or the back of a wooden spoon
  7. Flip the potatoes and brown on the other side for 5 minutes
  8. Season with salt and pepper, then remove to a plate and repeat with the rest of the potatoes
  9. After all the potatoes are done cooking, add the butter and let cool for about four minutes until nutty
  10. Add the sage leaves during the last 30 seconds, then drizzle the sauce over the potatoes
  11. Serve with sour cream and maple syrup

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