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sweet-potato-spread recipe

Date: Mon, 11 Sep 95 13:48:00 EDT
 From: m-js0217@DOC.CS.NYU.EDU (Julia Stone)
 From the October _Vegetarian Times_
 Sweet Potato Spread
 This easy recipe serves as an appetizer with crackers or pita chips.
 At the dinner table, it substitutes for butter as a bread spread.
 2 medium sweet potatoes
 1 medium onion, minced
 1 Tbs. maple syrup
 1 Tbs. Tahini
 Salt and pepper to taste
 Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Bake potatoes 30 to 40
 minutes, or until soft.
 While potatoes bake, heat water or veggie broth in a saucepan
 over medium heat.  Saute onion 15 to 20 minutes or until golden
 brown.  Place cooked onions in food processor; blend a few
 Scoop out potatoe flesh; place in processor with onions.  Blend and
 add maple syrup, tahini, salt and pepper; blend again until smooth.
 Sample spread, adjusting maple syrup/tahini to taste.  Serve warm
 or cover and refrigerate.  Can be made 1 to 2 days ahead. Makes 
 about 3 cups.
 kwvegan vegan