GARLIC ROSEMARY SWEET POTATOES EN PAPILLOTE

Teresa *G*

By
@BlueGinghamApron

I love to make parchment paper packets full of delicious veggies and herbs. When you open the packet, the aroma is wonderful. Don't be intimidated by the technique because it's really not that difficult! It really cuts down on the clean-up, also.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
1 packet per person
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1- 18 inch sheet(s)
parchment paper
1/2 Tbsp
butter
1/2 medium
sweet potato, peeled and sliced 1/4'" thick
1 pinch
fresh ground black pepper
1 pinch
sea salt
1 pinch
garlic powder
2 pinch
minced rosemary
1 tsp
olive oil, extra virgin

Step-By-Step

1Place oven rack in center position and preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2Spread the butter on center of parchment paper to form a 12 inch circle.
3Place sweet potato slices just to the right or left of the center and arrange to assure no more than a two slice thickness.
4Sprinkle with salt and spices to your taste, but don't skimp.
5Drizzle with olive oil.
6Now, the fun part (and it should be fun; don't sweat it if it's not perfect.)
7Turn the paper so that the empty half of the paper is closest to you, then fold it over the potatoes.
8Beginning with either side, make a fold about 1/2 to 3/4 inch wide along the length. Repeat (same side.)
9Holding the fold, go up about an inch and fold again; repeat moving and folding all the way around to the end (you will have a half-moon shape when finished.)
10Place on baking sheet and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 minutes. (Do NOT use toaster oven!)
11Remove from oven (packets will be inflated) and either cut the packets open with knife or kitchen shears or unfold and tear. Be careful of the steam! (It will smell great!)
12Refrigerate any leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Soy Free
Other Tag: Healthy