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Spinach and Sweet Potato Sauté Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach and Sweet Potato Sauté recipe? Learn how to make Spinach and Sweet Potato Sauté using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 4 servings



Unique combination of spices makes spinach and sweet potato side dish. http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=186

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Sweet Potato Sauté

1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cardamom
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
3 bunches fresh spinach
2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 salt and pepper

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Sweet Potato Sauté

  1. Sauté onion over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.

  2. Add seasonings and stir to mix thoroughly. Add broth and sweet potatoes. Simmer covered over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sweet potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Uncover to allow sauce to thicken and cook another couple minutes. Add cilantro, salt, and pepper to taste.

  4. While potatoes are simmering bring lightly salted water to a boil in a separate pot and cook spinach in boiling water for about 3 minutes.

  5. Drain and press dry with spoon. Chop and add to sweet potatoes. Mix well.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 425.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
176
Calories from Fat
14
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.6g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
401mg
17%
Potassium
2159mg
62%
Total Carbohydrates
34.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
9.3g
37%
Sugars
2.9g
Protein
10.2g
Vitamin A 481% Vitamin C 149%
Calcium 28% Iron 43%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
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