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Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges ( Vegan, GF)

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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Time: 40 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

The delicious recipe works perfectly as a nutritious side dish and goes to show that healthy recipes certainly don’t need to be complicated. This sweet potato recipe is packed full of nutrients and counts towards 1 of your five a day.

Ingredients

  • 2 small or 1 large sweet potato
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp hot smoked paprika powder (or just smoked paprika, if you like milder flavours)
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Herbamare Spicy

The benefits of sweet potatoes

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How to make Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

1. Slice the sweet potatoes into rough wedge shapes, keeping the skin in-tact.

2. Mix the wedges in a bowl with the olive oil, turmeric, paprika, garlic and a sprinkling of Herbamare Spicy and arrange on a baking tray.

3. Bake in a pre-heated oven, at 200°C for 40 minutes, giving them a shake at the half way point to avoid sticking.

This recipe is full of goodness

Homecooked sweet potato wedges make a lovely side dish to any meal. Sweet potatoes contain lovely complex, slow-release carbohydrates, plus are packed full of nutrients, including the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C. The fibre content of sweet potatoes is complex and you can increase this further my keeping the skins on!

Emma is a qualified nutritionist. She is passionate about all things food, and loves to share her knowledge of her experiences in the kitchen with exciting new recipes, plus, exploring how these healthy habits can translate into helping us feel better!

 

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