Healthy Dinner: One Pot Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew (Video)

April 26, 2017

Is there anything better than a hearty meal that all comes together in one pot? This recipe combines comfort food like sweet potato and chickpeas, but is a great Spring dish topped with fresh avocado and cilantro. Sweet and savory, comforting yet fresh and vibrant…It’s that perfect. But they say a video is better than a thousand words! 😉

 Ta-da!!Healthy Dinner: Vegan One Pot Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew (Video)

One Pot Sweet Potato Quinoa Stew

By Christina Ramirez

Prep Time: 05 minutes minutes
Cook time: 25 minutes minutes
Total time: 30 minutes minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients
1 large sweet potato

1 can diced tomatoes

1 cup cooked chickpeas

1/2 yellow onion

1 cup uncooked quinoa

1 tbsp minced garlic

1 tbsp olive oil

1 cup vegetable stock

1 tsp yellow curry powder

1/2 avocado

to taste fresh cilantro

Directions
1. Wash and chop veggies.
2. Heat olive oil over medium heat and add diced sweet potato. Cook for 5 minutes.
3. Add yellow onion and garlic and sauté until fragrant.
4. Add tomatoes, quinoa, vegetable stock, and curry powder.
5. Cover pot and simmer for 20 minutes.
6. Stir stew and remove from heat. Top with avocado and cilantro.

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Photo and video: Christina Ramirez

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Christina credits adopting the vegan lifestyle as the single most profound shift in her life. She went on Weight Watchers for the first time in 7th grade; she struggled with eating habits and weight issues until college, when she finally decided to take her health seriously. Veganism has helped Christina maintain a healthy body weight and achieve peace with her body. She believes veganism is what led her to become the energetic, go-getter, healthy, holistic person. Follow Christina on Pinterest @vegannugget and Instagram @christinaramireznyc.

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