Sweet Potato and Tomato Sauce

Sweet potatoes make an excellent addition to tomato sauce--they are sweet and creamy and balance acidic tomatoes perfectly.

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  • Servings: Makes 3 cups
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  • 1 large sweet potato (1 pound), peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 large tomato (8 ounces), chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. In a large saucepan, cover the potato with enough water to cover by 2 inches. Boil until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and transfer the potato to a blender. Add the tomato, water, cream and olive oil and puree until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and serve hot.

Make Ahead

The sauce can be refrigerated for 1 week or frozen for 1 month.

Contributed By Photo © Chris Court Published December 2013

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