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Spiced Sweet Potatoes And Chickpeas.

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Category: Potatoes, Peppers, Onions, Healthy Recipes

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Cup Dried Chickpeas/Garbanzos ,soaked in water overnight
  • 3 Large Sweet Potatoes, peeled (about 3 lbs)
  • ¾ Cup Finely Chopped Yellow Onion
  • 2 tbsp. Melted Butter
  • 1 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. Honey
  • 2 tsp. Fresh Nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp. Fresh Grated Ginger
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 Lime Zest and Juice
  • Fresh Ground Pepper
  • 3 tbsp. Fresh Thyme, leaves removed


1. In a medium pot, bring 3 cups of water to a boil, add the soaked beans. Gently boil for about 50 minutes until the beans are cooked through. Drain.

2. In the meantime, prepare the peeled potatoes. Cut off the ends and chop them into one inch cubes. Try to make them equal in size, shapes can vary. Put them in a large bowl.

3. In a small bowl, whisk the lime zest and juice, melted butter, oil, garlic, salt, honey, cinnamon, and nutmeg together. Pour the mix over the big bowl of potatoes, stir. Add the drained garbanzos, onions, 2 tbsp. of the fresh thyme and gently fold to cover everything in the spice mixture.

4. Spread the goods evenly onto a rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 425”™ in the upper third of the oven for 35-40 minutes, gently stirring halfway through for consistent browning.

5. Let cool a bit before serving, sprinkle fresh pepper, squeeze of lime,taste for salt and sprinkle remaining thyme on top.

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