Sweet Potato Tumbet

    1 hour

    This sweet potato tumbet has sweet potatoes, potatoes and red capsicum browned in oil then baked in a homemade tomato sauce of oregano, thyme, red wine and onion.

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    Serves: 8 

    • Tomato Sauce
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 medium onions, sliced
    • 1 head garlic, cloves peeled
    • 1 1/2 kg tomatoes, peeled and diced
    • 1 cup red wine
    • pepper, to taste
    • 1/2 tablespoon fresh oregano
    • 1/2 tablespoon fresh thyme
    • Tumbet
    • 600g sweet potato, peeled and sliced 1cm thick
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 3 potatoes, sliced 1cm thick
    • 4 red capsicum, seeded and quartered

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hour 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
    2. Heat oil in a saucepan then stir in onion. Saute until just translucent then stir in garlic. After about 30 seconds, stir in tomatoes, wine and pepper. Lower heat then let simmer until reduced by half. Stir in oregano and thyme.
    3. In a frying pan, fry sweet potato, potato and capsicum in batches, with about 2 tablespoons per batch. Then drain on a paper towel lined plate.
    4. In a large baking dish, add some of the tomato sauce then layer, potato, sweet potato, more sauce then the capsicum. Pour over remaining sauce then bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Serve with your favourite crusty bread.

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