Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

This sweet potato and chickpea cajun curry recipe ticks all the nutrition boxes and is very tasty and easy to make.

CAL P/SERVE
187
kJ P/SERVE
784
FAT P/SERVE
5.0g
CARBS P/SERVE
24.7g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
6.4g
SUGAR P/SERVE
10.9g
SODIUM P/SERVE
232g
FAT
%
1.7%
ENERGY RDI%
9%

As well as being low in fat and a good source of protein, it's also low in sugar and sodium. Try it for lunch and share with a friend. You might have found a healthy and tasty dish to add to your lunchtime repertoire.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 large sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp. cajun spice mix
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • Large handful fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 red capsicum, diced
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 tsp, dijon mustard
  • 1 apple, chopped

Method

  1. In a medium pot heat olive oil, med heat. Add onions and capsicum and saute for 5 mins, until softened.
  2. Add garlic, cajun spice mix & smoked paprika and stir for 30 seconds.
  3. Add sweet potato and tomatoes and simmer for 5 mins, you might need to add the water in at this stage.
  4. Once simmering after the 5 mins add the chickpeas, mustard, lemon juice, stir then simmer a further 10 mins.
  5. If the consistancy is too thick, add a little more water. Now add the apple and spinach, simmering a further 5 mins. You want the apple to be firm so don't over cook.
  6. When ready, serve with cous cous or a dollop of natural yoghurt.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:279g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 784 kJ 281 kJ
  187 Cal 67 Cal
Protein 6.4 g 2.3 g
Fat, total 5.0 g 1.8 g
- Saturated 0.7 g 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 24.7 g 8.8 g
- Sugars 10.9 g 3.9 g
Sodium 232 mg 83 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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