Sweet potato stackers

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 35 mins


Makes 16
For an added kick to these canapes, try swapping the lemon juice for a teaspoon of mustard in the mayo

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per canape

  • kcal53
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs8g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.26g
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  • 2 large sweet potato, peeled and each cut into 8 chunky discs
    Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • good squeeze lemon juice
  • 8 slices prosciutto, halved



    Prosciutto is sweet, delicate ham intended to be eaten raw. The word 'prosciutto' is the…

  • few watercress sprigs, to serve



    With deep green leaves, and crisp, paler stems, watercress is related to mustard and is one of…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6, then toss the potato chunks with the oil and some seasoning on a baking sheet. Roast for 20-30 mins until golden and crisp on the outside, then leave to cool.

  2. To serve, mix the mayonnaise with the lemon juice. Pile a scrunched up piece of ham on each potato, then top with a blob of the lemony mayo. Arrange on a platter with the watercress, then serve.

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Comments (13)

horseydollops's picture

Oops forgot to rate!!!!

horseydollops's picture

Absolutely gorgeous and so easy to make. I serve them with pre-dinner drinks and they simply vanish!!!!!!

moocher's picture

I did these will two other types of canapé on this website. All were very nice need but. Was surprised that these were my personal favourite.

twinklyfairylight's picture

Made these for a dinner party buffet and they disappeared in a matter of seconds. Seems like a strange mixture of ingredients, but they really are delicious and so easy.

ncawley's picture

Very tasty, sweet potato and the parma ham are a good combination. I liked the mayo but my boyfriend wasn't keen.

mammasmith's picture

Very easy to make, disappeared very quickly. Used streaky bacon mixed in in half and chorizo on the rest.

clairesmith58's picture

I changed it as the only parma ham I could fine was extortionate! I used a slice of chorizo on each one and mixed may and red pesto for the topping. My guests couldn't get enough!

angwatt's picture

wasn't sure what to expect of these, served cold and they were really good!

gervais's picture

These were really tasy though Iagree with whoever siad that they thought that they would bebetter warm. They are extremely easy to make

food40's picture

I did like these but not all of my guests did unfortunately. I think they would have been best served warm.

twinklyfairylight's picture

Everyone loved these! So easy and tasted amazing.

271157's picture

These were very tasty & easy peasy to make. Would be nice served when the potatoes are still warm too.

elainegrima's picture

Excellent! The sweet potato with the parma ham really goes well, was surprised with the result. I cut the sweet potato star shaped with cookie cutters.

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