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Sweet Potatoes with Honey Sunflower Dressing
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Sweet Potatoes with Honey Sunflower Dressing

Alane and Kent Birdwell, owner of The Blue Pig in Cookeville, Tennessee, cooked this recipe together at the Birdwell Family Estate in Whitleyville, Tennessee, during the eighth episode of Cooking with My Friends in May 2019.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy, honey, side dish, Southwest Burger, Summer, sunflower, sweet potatoes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 427kcal


  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Medium bowl
  • Food processor
  • Skillet
  • Spatula
  • Sheet pan


  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/3 cup cilantro


  • Cube the sweet potatoes, place on a baking tray, and drizzle with olive oil. Bake on 375 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until soft.
  • While the sweet potatoes are baking, add the sunflower seeds, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and honey to a blender or food processor and thoroughly combine.
  • Once the sweet potatoes are done baking, remove from the oven. Once plated, drizzle the sunflower honey dressing over the sweet potatoes, top with cilantro, and serve.


Try this recipe with other BurgerFit burgers:
  1. Beet 
  2. Spinach and Mushroom
  3. Ethiopian Lentil
  4. Broccoli


Calories: 427kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 339mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 9312IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg