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Southwestern Sweetpotato Quinoa Bowl

Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Southwestern
Servings: 6 + people
Author: Gaby

Ingredients

For the Bowls

  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1 bunch kale finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium lime juiced
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 14 ounce can black beans rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup crumbled cotija cheese or feta cheese
  • Kosher salt pepper and red pepper flakes to taste

For the Sweet Potatoes

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes about 1½ pounds, sliced into small, ¼-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • teaspoons salt

1 recipe Cilantro Vinaigrette

    Instructions

    For the Sweet Potatoes

    • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
    • On a large baking sheet, toss together the cubed sweet potatoes, olive oil, salt, pepper and cumin and paprika. Once coated, evenly distribute the sweet potatoes on the baking sheet.
    • Transfer the sweet potatoes into the oven and roast for 25-30 minutes until they are fork tender.

    For the Bowls

    • Cook the quinoa according to the package directions. Set aside.
    • Toss the kale, olive oil, lime juice and salt in a large bowl and then divide into 4 bowls. In each bowl, add small groupings of the avocados, quinoa, black beans, cotija and sweet potatoes.
    • Season with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes and serve alongside the cilantro vinaigrette.