These sweet potatoes are much easier than carving a pumpkin, but just as terrifying

  • Feeds 2Feeds 2
  • Ready in 1 hour 10 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    592kj 141kcal
  • Fat
    Med 7%
  • Saturates
    Med 12%
  • Sugar
    Low 7%
  • Salt
    Med 7%

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 19g

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  • 1 sweet potato
  • 20g Gruyère, grated
  • 1/4 red pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 6 Co-op pitted black olives


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/fan 170°C/Gas 5
  2. Prick the sweet potato with a fork and bake for 1 hour
  3. When cool enough to handle, cut in 1/2
  4. Scoop the flesh out, mash with the cheese and spoon back into the potato shells
  5. Decorate each 1/2 with the red pepper strips to make them look like pumpkins
  6. Cut the olives into small triangles and circles to create eyes and a mouth

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