Sweet Potato & Chickpea Tacos

Everyone I cook this dish for loves it!  It freezes really well if you make extra & then defrost it for 12 hours before re-heating it on the hob for 10 minutes.

Time : 30 minutes


Noggin Fix

With roughly 100%* of vitamin C & manganese, and 60% B-6 this dish really helps with dizziness.  With 40% magnesium, some turmeric, 10% B-12 & 30% vitamin B-2 it will aid your memory, but also these levels of nutrients will also aid insomnia, emotional issues and a bit of fatigue.

* Percentages are of your Recommended Daily Amount

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Tacos

Serves 4


300 g x sweet potatoes, cubed
400 g tin x chopped tomatoes
400 g tin x chickpeas (pre-cooked)
1/2 tsp x chilli flakes
2 tbsp x curry paste* (buy pre-made or make your own with recipe below)
100 g x spinach (frozen or fresh)
6 x tacos

Topping either: 
2 tbsp x plain yoghurt
50 g x mature cheddar, grated


  1. Heat oven to 180°C.  Meanwhile, over medium heat, boil sweet potatoes for 10-12 minutes & drain.
  2. In a saucepan over medium heat add curry paste, tomatoes, chickpeas & chilli flakes together & cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add drained sweet potatoes to saucepan with tomato mix.
  4. Add spinach & let it wilt (approx. 3 minutes).
  5. While spinach wilts (or melts if frozen), place tacos in the hot oven & cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Serve as separate components for each person to stuff tacos with filling & add preferred topping.

*Curry paste

Grind or blend the following together:
1 x garlic clove
1 tsp x curry powder
1 x bay leaf
1/2 tsp x fennel seeds
1 tsp x coriander (ground or seeds)
1 tsp x cumin (ground or seeds)
1/2 tsp x turmeric
1 tbsp x tomato puree
1 tbsp x ghee

You can keep the curry paste in a fridge for up to a week.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s