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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