• Vegan Strong

Sweet Potato Picadillo



Ingredients: For roasted chickpeas: 15-ounce canned chickpeas, drained

  • 1/4 tsp cumin

  • Pinch sea salt

  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic

  • 1/4 tsp cayenne

  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil

For Picadillo:

1 small onion or 1 1/3 cup chopped

1 bell pepper – chopped

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic or 1 tsp minced

  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and finely chopped (About 2 cups)

  • 1 tsp dried oregano

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • Optional 1/4 tsp chili powder

  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon

  • 2 bay leaves

  • 8 oz stewed tomatoes (reserve 2 tbsp of juice, then drain if using canned)

  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  • 2 tbsp tomato paste

  • 1/2 tsp salt and black pepper each

  • 3 tbsp raisins (optional)

  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives sliced + 1/2 tbsp brine from olive jar

  • Makes 4 servings. Nutrition per serving: 317 calories, 47.7g carbohydrates, 11.4g fat, 9.4g protein