Sweet Potatoes with a Twist!

Posted on: September 28, 2017 by Healthy Lives No Comments

Try this nutrient-packed sweet potato recipe for some fall flavor.  This recipe is packed full of beta-carotene, vitamin C, calcium, and potassium.  It is also full of fiber that will help fill you up.

4 large sweet potatoes
1 small bunch curly kale, center ribs removed and cut into bite size pieces
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 cup walnut pieces
3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

For the sweet potatoes:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub potatoes, wipe dry and place on a baking sheet. Bake 45-55 minutes, or until potatoes are tender when pierced with a fork.
While potatoes are baking, in a medium skillet, toss the chopped kale in olive oil, salt, and pepper. Over medium heat, sauté kale until slightly wilted, about 5 minutes.

To assemble:
Slice sweet potatoes in half lengthwise. Use a fork to loosen potato and add kale, feta, and walnuts. Return to oven for 10 -12 minutes to melt the feta.

This recipe serves 8.

Nutritional Value:
Calories 171
Fat 9g
Sodium 261 mg

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