Sweet Potato Toasts 4 Ways

INGREDIENTS: 

  • 1 large, wide sweet potato cut into thin slices lengthways
  • Any toppings you like, here’s some suggestions:
    • Hummus, roasted red pepper and balsamic glaze
    • Avocado, lime and chilli flakes
    • Peanut butter, banana and chopped pecans
    • Yoghurt, blueberries and chopped pistachios

METHOD:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 C
  2. Spray each side of the sweet potato strips with oil and place them in the oven for 20-30 minutes, turning half way through until they are fork tender.
  3. Alternatively, you can actually put them in the toaster but you’ll need to put them in there a few times before they’re cooked.
  4. Remove from the oven/toaster and add whichever toppings you desire!

Sweet Potato & Mixed Bean Stew


This is the ultimate cosy autumnal recipe! Fab for batch cooking and freezing!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Ingredients

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, chopped into cubes (you can leave the skin on)
  • 200g green lentils
  • 1 x 400g tin black beans
  • 1 x 400g tin kidney beans
  • 1 x 400g tin butter beans
  • 1 x 400g tinned tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 250ml vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

(Serves 4-6)

1. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over a medium to high heat. Add the onions and cook for a few minutes then add the spices.
2. Add the tinned tomatoes, sweet potatoes, lentils and vegetable broth and bring to a low to medium heat. Drain and rinse the 3 different beans and add to the pan. Cover the pan and leave to simmer on a low heat for 30 minutes, stirring every so often.
3. Top up with water if it starts to become a little dry. Make sure the sweet potato is soft and you can serve up! ENJOY!

Sweet Potato Bowl

If you haven’t tried a sweet, sweet potato then you are missing out! Cook one in the oven the night before and load it up for breakfast!

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp nut butter
  • A sprinkle of mixed seeds
  • A handful of fresh or frozen blueberries
  • A few pieces of dried or fresh pineapple
  • A drizzle of maple syrup or honey

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METHOD

  1. Cook the sweet potato for 1 hour in the oven at 180 degrees celsius (until soft).
  2. Slice open and place in a bowl and add all your toppings! Can be enjoyed hot or cold.