Slow-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh

Slow-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh

Slow-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh

Slow roasting enhances the potatoes natural sweetness, making this a standout side dish or vegetarian entrée. Garlicky labneh and quick trip under the broiler add tang and smokiness. Get the recipe for Slow-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Labneh »Neal Santos

Inspired by the yams he ate at Miznon restaurant in Tel Aviv, Michael Solomonov of Zahav developed this recipe for sweet potatoes, rubbed with lots of salt and dill seed, slowly roasted until soft, and topped with a sharp, garlicky labneh to cut the potatoes' sweetness. Resist the urge to raise the heat and roast the sweet potatoes faster; their slow bake renders them incredibly sweet and tender, the hallmark of this simple dish.

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