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Salads, Snacks & Sides

Sweet Potato Bake


This baked dish has so many variations and is great as a light meal or side dish.


    • 4 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed
    • 30 mk (2 Tbsp) cooking oil
    • 125 g streaky bacon, cut into small pieces
    • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
    • 125 g button or brown mushrooms, sliced
    • 30 ml (2 Tbsp) Spur Durky Sauce
    • 200 ml (3/4 cup) Spur Cheese Sauce or Spur Cheddamelt Sauce


  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) milk or fresh cream
  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp) chopped fresh origanum or 5ml (1 tsp) dried
  • 5 ml salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) grated Cheddar cheese
  • Fresh herbs to garnish


  • Parboil the sweet potatoes with skin on until just soft. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat the oil and fry the bacon, add the onion and saute for a few minutes until soft. Add mushrooms and Spur Durky Sauce, stirring lightly. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Whisk Spur Cheese Sauce, milk, origanum and seasonings together.
  • Cut potatoes into thick slices and layer half onto base of a greased oven dish. Spoon half the onion mix over, topped with cheese sauce.
  • Repeat layers with remaining ingredients and sprinkle grated cheese on top. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 25 minutes.
  • Serve warm from the oven. Garnish with rocket or any other fresh herbs.


  • This dish is suitable to make in an air-fryer. Simply make into smaller versions to fit.