A Potluck Hit

Hi everyone! Yesterday I had some friends over for a potluck and I thought I’d share what I made because it was a hit! (Yay!) I have to thank Minimalist Baker for this recipe because I found it in her awesome cookbook.

Alright so I chose her Thai Baked Sweet Potatoes and I’m so glad I did!

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I started by getting everything out onto the counter because I wanted to make these quickly. I’d just gotten home from work and I still had the housecleaning to do. I was on a mission. 

I already had the sweet potatoes baking and all that remained was the sauce and the sautéed chick peas.

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It’s really the sauce that takes this recipe from good to great! It’s a delectable combination of sweet gingery tahini goodness that I just can’t describe. My guests were “ooh-ing” and “ah-ing” at the sight of them but when they tasted the sauce they all asked enthusiastically for the recipe. Let’s be honest, that’s what we’re all hoping for when we cook, right?

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Well worth the mid-range effort required, these are a delicious, healthy, and affordable meal. The warm potato and chick peas make it a comforting choice for a cold winter evening but somehow the ginger, lime, and cilantro flavours make it an attractive summer choice too.

What’s your go-to crowd pleaser?

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