If you’re looking for a simple yet elegant side dish for your holiday table, then this recipe is for you! Hasselback potatoes are a traditional Scandinavian dish. With a crispy exterior and a soft interior, this preparation is basically like a fancy baked potato. The potatoes are cut into thin slices without cutting all the way through, and the slices are fanned out for a beautiful presentation. They can be topped with any variety of garnishes from savory to sweet. The traditional dish uses white potatoes but I made mine with sweet potatoes because they’re more nutritious and I just happen to love them! To read more about the health benefits of sweet potatoes, check out my Southwest Shepherd’s Pie post by clicking here. If you prefer, you can peel the potatoes but I like to keep the skin on because it contains many of the nutrients.
Do you like your sweet potato dishes sweet or savory? Either way, I’ve got you covered with my two recipes below. Enjoy and have a happy Thanksgiving!
Season the potatoes with salt and pepper. Place the potatoes on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 40 minutes.