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spicy sweet potato and lentils with zucchini and rice

Syn Free Spicy Sweet Potato and Lentils | Slimming World

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Yield 4 servings

This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, vegan, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly

*Suitable for freezing

Ingredients

Instructions

Stove Top:

  1. Pierce sweet potato, add to microwave, cook on high for 5 mins and set aside (alternative, you can add to a steamer basket and cooked until softened)
  2. Spray a pot of a medium high heat with cooking oil spray
  3. Add the onion and fry until softened.
  4. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli flakes and cumin seeds, spray with a little more cooking oil spray and fry for a further 2 mins. 
  5. Remove skin from sweet potato and mash with a fork.
  6. Add to the pot with the ground cumin, ground coriander and turmeric, plus a little bit of the stock and mix to combine.
  7. Add the lentils, passata and stock, bring to a boil, reduce heat and then cover and simmer for 45-50 mins.
  8. Season as needed with salt and black pepper.
  9. Serve with your choice of sides. 

Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker: 

  1. Pierce sweet potato, add to microwave, cook on high for 5 mins and set aside (alternative, you can add to a steamer basket and cooked until softened)
  2. Set instant pot to saute mode, spray with cooking oil spray and once hot, add the onion and fry until softened.
  3. Add the garlic, ginger, chilli flakes and cumin seeds, spray with a little more cooking oil spray and fry for a further 2 mins. 
  4. Remove skin from sweet potato and mash with a fork.
  5. Add to the pot with the ground cumin, ground coriander and turmeric, plus a little bit of the stock and mix to combine.
  6. Add the lentils, passata and stock.
  7. Add lid, ensure valve is closed and cook at high pressure manual setting for 15 minutes.
  8. Let pressure naturally release for 10 minutes, then quick release any remaining pressure.
  9. Serve with your choice of sides.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Amount Per Serving

Calories 296

% Daily Value

Total Fat 0.9 g

1%

Sodium 523 mg

22%

Total Carbohydrates 58.8 g

20%

Dietary Fiber 17.2 g

69%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 13.9 g

28%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/spicy-sweet-potato-lentils