Try making your own pesto for these baked potatoes with our homemade pesto recipe.


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • olive oil
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 3 tbsp natural yogurt
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 2 tbsp fresh pesto
  • 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Rub the sweet potatoes with 1 tsp oil, and bake for 40-50 minutes until tender.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the tahini, yogurt and lemon then stir in enough water to make it saucy. Season really well.

  • STEP 3

    When the spuds are done, split open and divide the tahini mix between them. Drizzle over the pesto then scatter with pine nuts.


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