Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake

Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake

I am already thinking Thanksgiving. Not that I like host it or anything (apartment life), but I do like to help my mom cook the sides when I am home! I also love to give you guys new recipe ideas to try, and have an excuse to eat holiday food for a solid month. 

So S4B, all about the balance. Especially during the holidays. I want my mashed potatoes made with butter, I want real gravy, but I also need to have healthier options to balance out my plate. 

This Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake is the perfect combo of a healthy comfort side dish that doesn’t seem “healthy.” I used organic chicken sausage instead of pork, and added a creamy dijon dressing that gives it such a nice touch. 🙂

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Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake

Roasted Sweet Potato, Sausage & Apple Bake
Serves 3
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Ingredients
  1. 2 sweet potatoes, chopped
  2. olive oil
  3. 1 teaspoon of paprika
  4. sea salt & pepper
  5. 2 apples, chopped
  6. coconut oil
  7. cinnamon
  8. organic chicken sausage
  9. organic kale
  10. olive oil
  11. 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
  12. 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  13. 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  14. 1/2 lemon, juiced
  15. sea salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. preheat the oven to 375 degrees
  2. toss the sweet potato in olive oil paprika, sea salt and pepper
  3. toss the apples in coconut oil and cinnamon until evenly coated
  4. spread only the sweet potato onto a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes
  5. remove the baking sheet, add the apples, and then place back in the oven for 25 more minutes
  6. in a medium skillet add olive oil over medium heat.
  7. add the chicken sausage and sauté until browned
  8. add the kale to the pan with a dash of sea salt and sauté until wilted.
  9. Mix the sweet potato, apple, chicken sausage and kale into a bowl.
  10. whisk together the dressing ingredients (dijon, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, sea salt and pepper) and pour over the top.
  11. gently mix through.
  12. enjoy!
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