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Sweet Potato Skins With Candied Bacon and a Spicy Basil Cream Sauce

– Sweet Potato – Bacon – Cheddar Cheese

Drizzle olive oil and sprinkle kosher salt over washed sweet potatoes, then bake.


Let them cool, then scoop out the flesh, leaving some inside.


To make candied bacon, sprinkle brown sugar and black pepper on bacon slices and bake.


Return skins to the baking sheet, fill with cheddar cheese and candied bacon, and bake until cheese melts.


For the spicy basil cream sauce, blend basil, jalapeno, Greek yogurt, honey, vinegar, salt, and pepper. Adjust seasoning to taste.


Serve the baked sweet potato with the spicy basil cream sauce and enjoy!


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