Sweet Potato Recipe

Sweet Potato Recipe

What if I tell you these two recipes of Sweet Potatoes will leave you craving this winter.

 

These winter-warming Sweet Potatoes Recipes will supercharge your health and wellbeing.

 

Why Sweet Potatoes? 

Before I show you how to make these delicious and nutrient-packed recipes, here is some facts check about Sweet Potatoes. 

They are a great source of Vitamin A, C, and B6, dietary fibre, potassium, folate, niacin and calcium. Sweet Potatoes also offer the lowest glycemic index(GI) rating. That's because they digest slowly causing a gradual rise in, so you feel satisfied longer. 

 

Did you say that cold weather comfort food never tasted so good? I bet you would after trying these two recipes.

 

SWEET POTATOES STUFFED WITH VEGETABLES, OLIVE AND FETA

INGREDIENTS  

2 small/medium size sweet potatoes 

1 tbsp olive oil 

1 Shredded carrot 

1 Shredded red cabbage 

1 Spring onion -sliced thinly 

1 Shredded capsicum 

80 g feta, crumbled 

1/3 basil pesto

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 *C/200 *C fan-forced. Prick sweet potato all over with a knife. Place in microwave for 4 minutes, turn and cook for further 4 minutes. 
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a lined oven tray. Drizzle with oil and bake for 30-40 minutes until tender.
  3. Grill the mixed vegetable separately (or Pan fry)
  4. Split the sweet potatoes down the centre with a sharp knife and ease open. Filled grilled vegetables into sweet potatoes. Top with feta, pesto and leaves(options-basil, rocket, spinach). 

 

If you are a fan of meat, then I would suggest this recipe instead. Most of the ingredients are the same, but you can be a master chef and change the formula that suits you. 

 

SWEET POTATOES STUFFED WITH PULLED PORK AND CHIPOTLE AIOLI 

INGREDIENTS  

2 small/medium size sweet potatoes 

1 tbsp olive oil 

1 Shredded carrot 

1 Shredded red cabbage 

1 Spring onion -sliced thinly 

1 Shredded capsicum 

200 g pulled pork 

1/2 cup Aioli

2 chipotle chillies in abodo sauce

DIRECTIONS 

  1. Preheat oven to 220 *C/200 *C fan-forced. Prick sweet potato all over with a knife. Place in microwave for 4 minutes, turn and cook for further 4 minutes. 
  2. Place sweet potatoes on a lined oven tray. Drizzle with oil and bake for 30-40 minutes until tender.
  3. Combine all vegetables in a bowl.
  4. Split the sweet potatoes down the centre with a sharp knife and ease open. Filled vegetables into sweet potatoes, divide slaw and pork among potatoes. Blend aioli and chillies until smooth. Drizzle over pork.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.

 

I hope you would like these recipes. Please comment below if you have any suggestions and that way I can learn from you too. 

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