To steam sweet potatoes, gather a pound of sweet potatoes, cooking oil, pumpkin seeds and several seasonings. Steam the potatoes, and add the seasonings once they're cooked. It takes approximately seven minutes to steam a pound of sweet potatoes.Continue Reading
Collect 1 pound sweet potatoes and two garlic cloves. The recipe also calls for extra virgin olive oil, ground pumpkin seeds, fresh chopped rosemary, sea salt and pepper. You can also include an onion along with ground cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
Pour 2 inches of water into the bottom of the steamer.
Chop or press two garlic cloves. Allow the garlic to set while the steamer heats up.
Chop the sweet potatoes into 1/2 inch slices. If the potatoes are organic, do not peel them.
Place the chopped potatoes into the steamer. Add half an onion slice, if desired. Let the vegetables steam for a maximum of seven minutes.
Pour the steamed vegetables into a bowl. To enhance flavor, add 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds and 2 tablespoons rosemary. One teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon cloves are optional ingredients. Mix while the potatoes are hot, and finish with a dash of sea salt and pepper.