Sweet potatoes are full of vitamin A and dietary fiber. In this recipe, they are cooked with green peppers and onions and seasoned with smoked sweet paprika. This makes a hearty breakfast when served with eggs, or use it as a side dish for grilled chicken or fish.
Yield: 6 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
1 tbsp olive oil
½ cup chopped onion
¾ cup chopped green bell pepper
1 lb. sweet potatoes, chopped small (about 4 cups)
½ cup water
¼ tsp smoked sweet paprika
¼ tsp fine ground sea salt
¼ tsp ground black pepper
½ cup finely chopped spinach
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the bell pepper and cook for 1 more minute.
Stir in the sweet potatoes and cook for 8 to 10 minutes until some edges are browned and the pieces start to become tender. Turn the heat down to medium. Add the water, stir and cook for 7 to 10 minutes until the water has evaporated and the potatoes are tender.
Sprinkle in the paprika, salt, and pepper. Remove from the heat and stir the spinach just before serving.
Nutrition information for 1 serving: Calories 94; Total Fat 2.3 g; Saturated Fat 0.3 g; Trans Fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 139 mg; Carbohydrate 17.4 g; Fiber 2.8 g; Sugar 4 g; Protein 1.5 g; Vitamin A 11086 IU; Vitamin C 12.7 mg; Calcium 31 mg; Iron 0.6 mg