Cheddar and Sweet Potato Torte Recipe – A Thanksgiving Classic Side Made Savory

Cheddar and Sweet Potato Torte Recipe – A Thanksgiving Classic Side Made Savory

Savory Cheddar and Sweet Potato Torte

There is a great debate at our house every year: What form will the sweet potatoes take for Thanksgiving? Usually it is a standoff between the Mashed Fans and the Marshmallow Topped Casserole Fans. Sometimes, I call a truce and make them both.

This year, I decided to try an unusual combo, sans marshmallows, with the sweet tubers and cheddar cheese.

Yes, I know. Sounds weird. But, cheddar works well with regular potatoes, so I figured, why not try it with sweet? Don’t knock this until you try it – the cheddar/cream/hot sauce combo is a perfect flavor match with sweet potatoes, and tones down their sugary character. And the surprise: The cheddar gives this dish an amazing dimension.

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