Feta & kale loaded sweet potato served on a plate

Feta & kale loaded sweet potato

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Serve up this sweet potato packed with feta, chickpeas and kale for a healthy lunch or dinner. Topped with pumpkin seeds, it delivers three of your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal422
  • fat15g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs51g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre11g
  • protein15g
  • salt0.6g
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Ingredients

  • 2 sweet potatoes
    Sweet potatoes

    Sweet potato

    sweet po-tate-toe

    Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…

  • 210g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 30g feta, cut into small cubes
    Feta

    Feta

    feh-tah

    A creamy soft white cheese with an ancient history - nomadic tribes who needed to preserve the…

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • pinch chilli flakes
  • 100g kale
    Kale

    Kale

    kay-el

    A member of the cabbage family, kale comes in two forms: kale, which has smooth leaves, and…

  • 1 tbsp pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • 80g bag rocket
    Rocket

    Rocket

    roh-ket

    Rocket is a very 'English' leaf, and has been used in salads since Elizabethan times. It…

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Prick the sweet potatoes all over with a fork, then put them in a roasting tin and roast for 40 mins. Add the chickpeas to the tray, then roast for 10 mins more, until the potatoes are completely tender and the chickpeas have crisped a little.

  2. Meanwhile, mix the onion with the vinegar and a pinch of sugar and salt, and set aside to quick pickle. In another bowl, marinate the feta with the oil and chilli flakes.

  3. When the potatoes are nearly cooked, cook the kale in a pan with 50ml water for 3 mins until wilted, then season to taste. Halve the potatoes, divide between two plates and top each with the kale, chickpeas, red onion (reserving the vinegar), marinated feta and pumpkin seeds. Toss the rocket with the reserved vinegar, then serve on the side.

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Sm271
12th Mar, 2018
5.05
Winner. A delicious vegetarian meal. I cooked off the onions once marinated but otherwise followed the recipe.
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