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Edible Schoolyard NOLA

Edible Schoolyard NOLA

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Changing the way children and familieseat, learn and live at FirstLine Schools in New Orleans.

Recipes: some Edible Schoolyard New Orleans favorites

Sweet Potato Pie

Get your beta-carotene the RIGHT way.

Category: Desserts


2 cups roasted sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ginger
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs


Preheat oven to 400 degrees Farenheit. Peel sweet potatoes and mash them in a bowl. Melt butter. Next, mix all ingredients well except the milk. Then add milk and stir. Finally, pour mixture into pie crust and bake at 400 degrees for the first 15 minutes. Turn the oven to 350 degrees, and bake until it's set in the middle, approximately 45 minutes.