Gluten Free Sweet Potatoes and Kale with Quinoa Recipe

Sweet potatoes, kale and quinoa make a winning side dish with this deeply savory recipe. Ginger and soy sauce add rich and fragrant flavor this fall favorite.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
1 cup quinoa
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves torn into 2-inch pieces
3/4 cup vegetable broth (gluten free if needed)
1 tsp soy sauce or tamari (gluten free if needed)
1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
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Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups water and quinoa and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes.

Step 2

In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add the sweet potatoes and cook, tossing occasionally, until softened, 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 3

Add the kale, broth, soy sauce, ginger, salt and black pepper to taste. Cook, tossing often, until the vegetables are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve the vegetables over the quinoa.

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 141
Make this for: Heart Healthy
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Per serving:
calories:141
total fat:3g
sat fat:0g
cholesterol:0mg
sodium:180mg
total carb:24g
fibers:3g
proteins:4g

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Gluten Free Sweet Potatoes and Kale with Quinoa Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 8 servings
1 cup quinoa
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves torn into 2-inch pieces
3/4 cup vegetable broth (gluten free if needed)
1 tsp soy sauce or tamari (gluten free if needed)
1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
1/8 tsp salt
Black pepper to taste
Directions
Step 1

In a small saucepan, combine 2 cups water and quinoa and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes.

Step 2

In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant. Add the sweet potatoes and cook, tossing occasionally, until softened, 5 to 6 minutes.

Step 3

Add the kale, broth, soy sauce, ginger, salt and black pepper to taste. Cook, tossing often, until the vegetables are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve the vegetables over the quinoa.

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