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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 6,8 Kg Jumbo Sweet Potatoes, peeled and diced into 1,5 cm cubes
  • 113 g Primo Gusto Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 5,4 Kg Markon Ready-Set-Serve Brussels Sprouts, trimmed and sliced in half
  • 340 g Dried Sweetened Cranberries
  • 170 g Markon Ready-Set-Serve Green Onion, sliced on bias into 3 in. pieces.
  • Candied Pecans

    Ingredients

      • 454 g GFS Large Pecans
      • 21 g GFS Granulated Cane Sugar

      Preparation

      Wash hands. 1] Blanch pecan laves in boiling water for 30 seconds. Drain and let dry 1-2 minutes. 2] In a medium stainless-steel mixing bowl, combine pecans and sugar to coat nuts evenly. Working in batches, fry in a heated 176° C (350° F) deep fryer for up to 1 minute, or until crunchy. Drain and place on parchment paper to cool. 3] Cover, label and date for future service. 

    227 g Candied Pecans
  • 1/4 c. Markon Fresh Thyme, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 510 g Honey Butter

Preparation

Wash hands. Wash all fresh, unpackaged produce under running water. Drain well. 1] Place sweet potatoes in a stainless-steel mixing bowl. Drizzle 85 g of olive oil over the top of the potatoes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Spread out on a parchment-lined sheet pan in a single layer. Place in a 176°C (350°F) convection oven. Cook 20-30 minutes or until tender. Let cool uncovered before placing in a storage container. Cover, label, date and refrigerate for future service. CCP: Refrigerate at 5°C, or below. 2] Place cranberries in a nonstick sauce pan. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Simmer 1-2 minutes. Drain in a fine mesh strainer. Cover, label, date and refrigerate for future service.  CCP: Refrigerate at 5°C, or below.

To prepare à la carte:
Wash hands. Wash all fresh, unpackaged produce under running water. Drain well. 1] Place 170 g of cooked sweet potatoes on an oiled metal baking pan. Place in a 176°C (350°F) oven to warm. Drizzle ¼ tsp. of olive oil in a non-stick saute pan. As soon as the oil begins to smoke, add 6-7 pieces of scallion. Cook on one side for about 10 seconds before removing from pan. 2] Place 227 g of Brussels sprouts in a 176°C (350°F) heated deep fryer. Cook 2-3 minutes, or until tender and golden brown. Let drain. Place in a stainless-steel mixing bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add sweet potatoes and mix. Place in in warmed serving bowl. 3] Sprinkle 14 g each of cranberries and candied pecans over the top of the sweet potatoes and brussels sprouts. Drizzle 21 g of warmed honey butter over the top of the mixture. Top with scallions and ¼ tsp. of thyme.