Recipes ofStacey Hendriks

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Ginger, Almond + Kale Quinoa with Sweet Potato

Thursday, April 04, 2019
Total time
1 hour
Preparation time
15 minutes

A simple yet tasty meal filled with sweet potato, quinoa and kale. A great meal for when you need a big hit of nutrition.

or250 grams of sweet potato, raw, unprepared
or1 tbsp of coconut oilor1 tablespoon of olive oil (14 g)
or1/4 cup almonds
or1 onion, finely chopped
or1 clove of garlic
or1 tsp of ginger, minced
or3 kale leaves destemmed and finely chopped
or1 cup of quinoa, cooked (185 g)
orJuice and zest of 1 lemon
or1/2 cup chopped of parsley, fresh (30 g)
Preheat oven to 220°C / 425°F / Gas Mark 7. Line a baking tray with baking paper.
Toss sweet potato in half the oil and season with salt. Spread out in a single layer on prepared tray and bake for 25-30 minutes or until tender.
On a separate baking tray, place almonds and add to oven for 10 minutes until roasted. Coarsely chop.
In a medium saucepan, heat remaining coconut oil over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook for about 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and ginger and cook for 2 minutes or until fragrant. Add kale and cook stirring until wilted. Add quinoa stirring to heat through. Remove from heat. Stir through almonds, zest, juice and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.
Divide quinoa mix and sweet potato discs between a bowl and a lunch box. Serve with lemon wedges if you like.
Note Boost this recipe: For some added protein, you can sprinkle this meal with 1/4 cup of crumbled feta or goat's cheese.
Nutritional information
Per 100 gPer portion (350 g)% DRI
Energy120 kcal421 kcal21 %
Fat5 g18 g28 %
Fatty acids, total saturated1 g4 g21 %
Cholesterol0 mg0 mg0 %
Sodium29 mg103 mg4 %
Carbohydrate16 g57 g19 %
Sugars3 g9 gremove
Fiber3 g11 g44 %
Protein3 g12 gremove