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Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Healthy

Description

These quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes are a delicious and filling meal and this recipe comes together quickly thanks to a few simple shortcuts!


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Ingredients

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 10oz bag Path of Life The Original Quinoa & Kale 
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Poke the sweet potatoes with a fork to pierce the skin on all sides.
  2. Place the potatoes on a microwave-safe plate and cover with a damp paper towel.
  3. Microwave for 6 minutes, then flip the potatoes over and continue to cook for 6 minutes or until the potatoes are softened.
  4. In a large non-stick skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Add the chickpeas and sprinkle with garlic powder, onion powder, and salt.
  6. Continue to cook over medium heat, stirring frequently until browned.
  7. Whisk the tahini and lemon juice together.
  8. Heat Path of Life’s Quinoa & Kale in the microwave, following the package directions.
  9. Once the sweet potatoes are softened, slice down the middle of the potato lengthwise.
  10. Gently mash the inside of the potato then top with the quinoa and kale blend.
  11. Top with crispy chickpeas and drizzle with the tahini sauce.
  12. Serve immediately!

Keywords: quinoa stuffed sweet potatoes