SWEET POTATO FAJITAS WITH QUINOA AND AVOCADO DIP RECIPE

SWEET POTATO FAJITAS WITH QUINOA AND AVOCADO DIP RECIPE

SWEET POTATO FAJITAS WITH QUINOA AND AVOCADO DIP

Zee Chef
This recipe is one colorful dish, filled with nutritious benefits!
A great recipe for meal prepping for a busy week ahead.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine International
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Large sweet potato (cut into "fries" like shape)
  • 2 Medium red onions (sliced)
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper (cut into slices)
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (cut into slices)
  • 4 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1/8 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne
  • 1 1/2 cups Quinoa

FOR THE AVOCADO DIP

  • 1 Large Avocado (mashed)
  • 1 Lemon or Lime (Juice of)
  • Himalayan Sea Salt (to taste)
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste)
  • Drizz;e of Olive Oil

Instructions
 

TO MAKE THE SWEET POTATO FAJITAS

  • In a small bowl combine all spices and stir together (set aside)
  • Cut the sweet potato into fries shape, the bell peppers, and slice the red onions
  • Spread the sweet potatoes into 1 pan and the remaining vegetables in another.
  • Sprinkle the seasoning mixture onto both pans and drizzle each pan with 2 tbsp. of olive oil, then mix to coat evenly.
  • Preheat your oven to 180 degrees Celsius and bake the vegetables for 25-30 minutes or until tender.
  • While the vegetables are baking, place 1 ½ cups of Quinoa ina medium sized pan, cover with 3 cups water and allow to cook

TO MAKE THE AVOCADO DIP

  • In a medium sized bowl, mash the avocado, add the squeezed lemon juice, a drizzle of oil, Himalayan sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste and mix all ingredients until well incorporated.
  • Once your vegetables are done, serve with a side of cooked quinoa and avocado dip.

Notes

Sweet Potatoes are a great source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and rich in antioxidants
Quinoa is a super grain, high in protein and very nutritious.
Avocados are healthy fats and a nutrient-dense food.
Combine all those ingredients in one plate and reap the nutrilitious benefits of a delicious meal.
Keyword plant based food
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