Sweet Potato, Apple and Gorgonzola Cheese Bake

By WEEK Producer

Source:

Ashley Simper, MS, RD, LDN OSF Community/Outpatient Dietitian

Ingredients

4 cups of cubed sweet potato, scrubbed and skins on

1 Tablespoon canola oil

3 cups of cubed Granny Smith apples

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 cup chopped onion

1/3 cup chopped pecans

2 Tablespoons packed Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

3/4 cup gorgonzola cheese

Cooking spray

 

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.

2. In a medium bowl, toss the sweet potato cubes with canola oil. Spread onto a baking tray sprayed with cooking spray and roast for 5-10 minutes.

3.  In a large bowl, toss apples and lemon juice.  Add potatoes, onion, pecans and coat evenly with brown sugar, salt and pepper.  Add ½ cup gorgonzola cheese and mix thoroughly. 

5. Place contents into a 2 quart baking dish, cover with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes, stirring several times.

6.  Before serving, garnish with ¼ cup gorgonzola cheese.

 

Makes 11 servings.