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Sweet Potato Tart with California Walnut Crust

Sweet Potato Tart with California Walnut CrustThe rich, crunchy walnut base elevates the subtle sweetness of this holiday classic.

Recipe Ingredients:

Crust:
2 cups California Walnuts, ground
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons melted butter

Filling:
2 medium-sized sweet potatoes, thinly sliced
1/3 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon each: salt and pepper
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Crust: In medium bowl using fork, combine walnuts, Parmesan and butter, add up to 1 tablespoon more of butter if dry. Using the back of a spoon, press walnut mixture into bottom and halfway up sides of a 4 x 10 inch tart pan. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
  2. For Filling: In separate bowl, combine sweet potatoes, cream, thyme, salt, pepper and nutmeg; stir well. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight.
  3. On walnut base, layer sweet potatoes; drizzle with remaining cream mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  4. In center of 350°F (175°C) oven, bake 45 minutes or until potatoes are tender and filling is golden and bubbly. Let stand 10 minutes; slice and serve warm.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of California Walnuts.