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Sweet Potato Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas Recipe

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Submitted by phatkat

Makes 4 servings



Sweet Potato Curry With Spinach and Chickpeas

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet Potato Curry With Spinach and Chickpeas

1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
2 tbsp Curry Powder
1 tbsp Cumin Seed
1 tsp Cinnamon, Ground
10 oz Spinach
2 sweetpotato, 5" long Sweetpotato
14 oz Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram), Mature Seeds
14 1/2 oz Diced Tomatoes
1 oz Coriander

Recipe Directions for Sweet Potato Curry With Spinach and Chickpeas

  1. Soak beans for 6 hours, then boil until cooked (approx. 3 hrs).

  2. Peel, chop and boil (or steam) sweet potatoes until cooked.

  3. While sweet potatoes cook, heat 1-2 tsp of canola or vegetable oil over medium heat.

  4. Add onions and sauté 2-3 minutes, or until they begin to soften.

  5. Next, add the curry powder, cumin, and cinnamon, and stir to coat the onions evenly with spices.

  6. Add tomatoes with their juices, and the chickpeas, stir to combine.

  7. Add ˝ cup water and raise heat up to a strong simmer for about a minute or two.

  8. Next, add the fresh spinach, a couple handfuls at a time, stirring to coat with cooking liquid.

  9. When all the spinach is added to the pan, cover and simmer until just wilted, about 3 minutes.

  10. Add the cooked sweet potatoes to the liquid, and stir to coat.

  11. Simmer for another 3-5 minutes, or until flavors are well combined.

  12. Transfer to serving dish, toss with fresh cilantro, and serve hot.

  13. This dish is nice served over basmati or brown rice.

  14. Read more: http://www.food.com/recipe/sweet-potato-curry-with-spinach-and-chickpeas-84474#ixzz1HR02l4s4

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Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 381.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
317
Calories from Fat
65
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.2g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
323mg
13%
Potassium
1021mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
53.7g
18%
Dietary Fiber
14.8g
59%
Sugars
12.6g
Protein
13.9g
Vitamin A 328% Vitamin C 55%
Calcium 20% Iron 42%
* 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 dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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