Sweet Potato Toast with Steak, Roasted Peppers and Arugula

Got leftover steak? Use it to top sweet potato toast! This charred, juicy and satisfying take works just as well for a low-key snack as it does for an elegant party bite.
Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 toasts
  • Nutrition Info
Share This Recipe

Ingredients

2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 pound total)

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

3 ounces deli-sliced roasted red bell peppers, drained (about 1/3 cup)

4 ounces cooked sirloin or skirt steak, thinly sliced 

1/3 cup arugula or watercress

Hot sauce, for serving

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Slice off the 4 long sides of each of the sweet potatoes so the potatoes are squared off and sit flat on a cutting board. Slice the potatoes lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick planks, about 5-inches-by-2-inches (you should get 3 planks per sweet potato). Combine the sweet potatoes, olive oil and a pinch of salt in a medium bowl and toss gently to coat. Spread them out on a baking sheet and roast, flipping halfway through, until lightly browned and tender when pierced with a knife, about 15 minutes. Remove the sweet potato toasts to 2 plates. 
  3. Divide the peppers among the toasts, then top with the steak. In a small bowl, toss the arugula with a drizzle of olive oil and dash of hot sauce, then distribute over the steak. Season each toast with salt and a couple grinds of black pepper. Serve immediately.

Cook’s Note

You can make the toasts in advance and refrigerate them in an airtight container up to 4 days. Reheat in a toaster until warmed through.

Sweet Potato Toast with Za'atar

Sweet Potato Avocado Toast

Sweet Potato Toast with Avocado and Sprouts

Sweet Potato Toast with Bacon, Egg and Cheese

Sweet Potato Toast with Ricotta, Berries, Honey and Almonds

Sweet Potato Toast with Apple, Fig and Maple Compote

Sweet Potato Toast with Almond Butter, Banana and Toasted Coconut Chips