Sweet potato boat with chickpeas
If you wish to have a nutritious dinner with minimal ingredients, this recipe is the one for you. Sweet Potato Boat with chickpeas, is a quick to serve dinner option that you can even serve at dinner parties. Ths fancy looking dish with a vegan sauce is all you need. A great combination of carbohydrate, protein and iron, this dish can fulfill all your nutritional requirement for the day.
- 4 pieces Sweet Potatoes
- 1 cup Boiled Chickpeas
- 2 Onion, chopped
- 1 Tomato, chopped
- 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
- 1 tbsp Olive Oil
- 1 cup Baby Spinach, roughly chopped
- 1 tbsp Tahini/Mustard Sauce
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
- 1/2 tsp Cumin
- 3 Garlic Cloves, minced
- Chilli Flakes for serving
Prepare the filling first by boiling some chickpea and spinach, till they are cooked to perfection.
In a separate vessel, powerboil some whole sweet potatoes, till they are half cooked.
Now heat the olive oil in a pan over a low heat.
Sauté some cumin, minced garlic, and chopped onions till they are golden brown.
Add in the chopped tomatoes, salt and chilli powder and cook until the tomatoes turn into a gravy-like consistency.
Combine the boiling chickpeas and spinach with the gravy.
Next, take the sweet potatoes and cut them in half. Scoop some sweet potato out of the centre to create a cavity.
Combine the scooped out potatoes with the chickpea filling.
Fill the sweet potatoes with the mixture.
Garnish with crushed pepper and chilli flakes.
Bake the potatoes for 10 minutes, then serve with tahini/mustard sauce on the side.