Posts Tagged "sweet potato"

Red Lentil and Winter Vegetable Curry    

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From Farmer Dave’s   Ingredients 1 large winter squash (butternut, buttercup, etc.) or 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes 3 carrots, peeled and cut into rounds 1 onion, diced 2 cups red lentils, washed and sorted 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 can coconut milk 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon curry powder 2 teaspoons turmeric 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional) 1 1/2 teaspoon salt Fresh chopped cilantro for garnish (optional) Brown rice (optional)   Directions 1) In a large pot, saute onion in olive oil until translucent....

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Creamy Tortellini with Sweet Potato and Spinach

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from The Kitchn  Serves 4   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter 1 large sweet potato (about 3/4 to 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary, sage, parsley, oregano (or use 1 teaspoon dried herbs) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper or 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth 1 bag baby spinach, or 1 bunch arugula, kale or swiss chard, rinsed and torn into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup half-and-half 1 (12-ounce) bag frozen cheese tortellini Heat the oil or butter in a...

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Spiced Lentil and Veggie Pockets

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Makes 6 pockets Ingredients: Pizza Dough (you can make your own dough or buy whole wheat or regular pizza dough at your local supermarket. We used one package of store bought whole wheat pizza dough) For the filling:  3 small sweet potatoes or 1 large winter squash 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 medium yellow onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1/2 cup lentils, rinsed 2 cups water 1/2 bunch Kale or other leafy green like spinach or chard. Stems removed. 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat...

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Sweet Potato and Kale Grilled Cheese

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s fromtwopeasandtheirpod.com Fall comfort food at it’s finest when paired with soup. Prep the sweet potatoes and onions ahead of time to throw together a quick and delicious lunch or busy weeknight dinner. Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and sliced into thin rounds 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and black pepper, to taste 1/2 small red onion, sliced 2 tablespoons butter 4 slices whole grain bread 6 ounces cheese of your choice, sliced 2 leaves kale, torn into pieces 1/2 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced Salt and black pepper, to...

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Senegalese Peanut Stew with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

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Adapted by Farmer Dave’s from Weight Watchers Ingredients: 1 spray cooking spray 2 onions, roughly chopped 1 green pepper, cored and roughly chopped 1/2 pound sweet potato, peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes 4 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp ginger root, fresh, minced 1/2 tsp ground cloves 1/2 tsp salt one pinch to 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste) 4 cups vegetable or chicken broth 6 tbsp natural peanut butter (creamy) 8 cups fresh spinach leaves, stemmed, packed and chopped Directions: Coat a large saucepan with cooking spray and set over medium...

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