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Sweet potato, spinach and chickpea Buddha bowl

9
7
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
Chickpeas are full of protein and fibre and provide a pleasant nutty flavour to this hearty meal that can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

Orange sweet potato (kumara)

300 g, chopped

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

cup(s), (80g)

Tahini

1 tbs

Lemon juice

1 tbs

Olive oil

1 tsp

Brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

75 g, (1 x 125g can)

Moroccan seasoning

3 tsp

Baby spinach leaves

60 g

Sesame seeds

½ tsp, toasted (see tip)

Instructions

  1. Boil, steam or microwave sweet potato until just tender. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, combine yoghurt, tahini and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic, stirring, for 3–4 minutes or until softened. Add chickpeas and Moroccan seasoning and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  4. Add sweet potato and cook, tossing gently, for 2–3 minutes or until light golden. Add spinach and cook, covered, for 2 minutes or until wilted. Spoon mixture into two bowls. Top with tahini yoghurt and sprinkle with sesame seeds to serve.

Notes

To toast sesame seeds, toss them in a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat until golden.Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge, with dressing and sesame seeds in separate containers. Reheat potato mixture in the microwave to serve.