How to Make Sweet Potato Toast

Toast is an easy, fail proof, and delicious way to enjoy breakfast or brunch and can be made savory, sweet, or with avocado! Unfortunately, not everyone can eat toast as frequently as they would like to. Some people prefer to eat whole, unprocessed foods, while others are gluten-free, paleo-friendly, or too nutrient dense to indulge in toast.

Enter: the sweet potato.

Sweet potatoes are a great alternatives to toast. High in beta-carotene, they can help keep your hair, eyes, and nails healthyβ€”just like carrots! They, of course, are also super delicious and much better for you than the standard bread.

This sweet potato toast trend went viral a while back and still makes an appearance on Instagram and Pinterest so today I’ll teach you how to make your own with 4 vegan topping suggestions!

TOPPING SUGGESTIONS

  • almond butter + banana + cinnamon
  • tahini + fig + agave
  • avocado + chili flakes + lime
  • crunchy almond butter + frozen mixed berries + hemp seeds
  • hummus + cucumber slices + paprika

Sweet Potato Toast


  • Prep Time:
    5m
  • Cook Time:
    10m

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Sweet Potato
  • Toppings of Your Choice!

Instructions

  1. Wash and dry your sweet potato, and peel the skin if you prefer.
  2. Make lengthwise slices about 1/8 to 1/4th of an inch thick. If you have a mandolin, using one will make this much easier! If not, slice as thinly as you can (the thicker the slice, the longer you will need to toast it for).
  3. Toast the slices in a standard toaster, or a small toaster oven, for about 5-8 minutes. If your slices are on the thicker side, you may want to flip them and cook for another 5-8 minutes. You can also use a toaster and just keep pressing down to re-toast until you reach your desired texture. You can enjoy these a bit crunchier, or toast repeatedly until they are more on the soft side.
  4. Enjoy with your favorite toppings and get creative!

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