Baked Sweet Potato with Brie & Caramelized Onions

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
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Everyone loves a tasty loaded baked potato, and sweet potatoes take this family-favourite to a new, more grown-up level. Caramelized onions take time and patience to get right, but the results are worth it.

recipe updated 28 Jun. 2018


  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
    x 4
  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    5⅛ tbsp
  • Onion icon
    x 6
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    4 tbsp
  • White wine vinegar icon
    White wine vinegar
    4 tbsp
  • Dried thyme icon
    Dried thyme
    ½ tsp
  • Brown sugar icon
    Brown sugar
    1 tbsp
  • Brie icon
    1½ cups
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    about 8 sprigs


  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Work surface

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: sliced
  2. Prep and set aside brie: sliced
  3. Pre-heat
  4. Prepare a clean work surface
  5. Add sweet potato
  6. Prick
  7. Cook for 45min until soft
  8. Get a clean frying pan
  9. Add vegetable oil
  10. Add prepared onion
  11. Add white wine
  12. Add white wine vinegar
  13. Add dried thyme
  14. Add brown sugar
  15. Cook slowly in frying pan for approx 30min on low heat until caramelized
  16. Transfer potatoes to baking sheet
  17. Slice half
  18. Transfer onions to baking sheet
  19. Top with prepared brie
  20. Sprinkle with dried thyme
  21. Cook for approx 5min on high heat until browned
  22. Season with salt & pepper
  23. Garnish with fresh parsley
  24. Serve immediately
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