Sweet Potato Fingers with Silan and Tahini Glaze

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Sweet Potato Fingers

These sweet potato fingers are baked, then glazed with silan and tahini to add an earthy sweetness to this healthy side dish. 

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  • 4-6Servings


  • 4 sweet potatoes (choose thin and long sweet potatoes)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons tahini paste
  • 4 tablespoons silan
  • Water
  • 2 scallions, chopped (for garnish)


1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. 

2. Quarter the sweet potatoes lengthwise (don’t peel them) and place in a baking pan (try keeping them in one layer). Brush the olive oil on the sweet potato fingers and sprinkle with some salt, bake until the fingers are soft, about 40-45 minutes.

3. Meanwhile prepare the tahini: place the tahini paste in a bowl and add cold water, teaspoon at a time and mix until it becomes a sauce, season with salt.

4. Place the sweet potato fingers in a serving dish, drizzle over the tahini and silan and garnish with the chopped scallions.