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Truffle Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

by Suzie Bellomo on May 31, 2023
Truffle Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

We have a saying in our kitchen - “Truffle oil makes everything taste expensive.” Including these Truffle Hasselback Sweet Potatoes. Our Il Fusti Truffle Olive Oil enhances the earthy undertones of the sweet potatoes and makes them taste, well, expensive. Try them! 


4 medium sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

1 teaspoon Il Fusti Truffle Olive Oil

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves

1 garlic clove, finely grated on a Microplane

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/3 cup nonfat Greek-style yogurt

1 scallion, white and green parts chopped


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. 
  2. Make a series of 1/8-inch slices along each potato, slicing 2/3 of the way through. 
  3. Stir together the butter, Il Fusti Truffle Olive Oil, thyme, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a small bowl. Rub the potatoes all over with the mixture, getting in between the slices. 
  4. Place on the baking sheet and roast until the center of the potatoes are tender and the outside is crisp, 50 minutes to 1 hour. Halfway through the roasting time, remove the potatoes from the oven and run a fork gently across the tops of the potatoes, using light pressure, to fan the slices and separate them from one another. 
  5. Meanwhile, stir the yogurt and scallions with a pinch of salt and a pinch of pepper. Serve the sauce with the potatoes. 

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