KENILWORTH, NJ - Welcome to Cooking in Kenilworth. Each week TAPintoKenilworth will showcase a new recipe. This week is Sweet Potato Pizza.
Kenilworth resident Jenifer Pantano is a personal chef for families and clients. She specializes in personalized, clean, healthy, and balanced home-cooked meals. Here is her very own Sweet Potato Pizza.
Makes 1 Pizza
1 medium-size baked sweet potato (about 1 cup mashed - roasted in a 425-degree oven for 45 minutes, or until tender)
1/2 cup (52 grams) Almond Flour
1 Tbsp Ground Flaxseed, optional
1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning, Dried Oregano or Herbs de Provence
1/4 tsp Turmeric
A few cracks Fresh Black Pepper
1 Roasted Garlic Clove, optional
1/4 - 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt, start with 1/4 tsp then taste + adjust to your liking
Olive Oil, for brushing
Pesto, Sauce, Vegetables, Cheese, for topping
Once the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel and place in a mixing bowl. Squeeze and mash with your hands, then mix in the remaining ingredients.
Grab the mix in your hands, then begin to flatten into a crust and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Continue shaping into a circle with a slight crust around the edges (it should be about 1-inch thick).
Brush lightly with olive oil and bake in 425 degrees F oven for 25-30 minutes, or until a shade darker. Top with sauce and toppings of your choice. Enjoy!
Submitted By: Jenifer Pantano
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