Smashed sweeet potatoes serve with homemade garlic pesto sauce. This is the best way to eat sweet potato. Completely delicious and perfect for gatherings.
Boil the sweet potatoes: Place sweet potato in a large pot of water. Bring it to a boil. Cover and boil until tendered, about 25 minutes.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Drain and slice the potatoes into 1 1/2 inch thick. Grease the baking sheet with cooking spray. Place slices potatoes onto the baking sheet. Use a fork to flatten each piece. Season with salt, pepper and a bit of olive oil.
Bake the sliced potatoes for 15 minutes, until the edges are crunchy and golden.
Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before transfer to a serving plate.
Serve with homemade pesto sauce.
Pesto sauce: Place everything in a blender or a food processor and blend until smooth. Adjust with salt and pepper, to taste. Add more water if the batter is too thick.