Category Archives: sweet potato

African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … Continue reading

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Mini Turkey Meatloaf and Maple Green Beans

Date: November 5, 2012 Recipe: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipe/mini-turkey-meatloaf-and-maple-green-beans-sheet-pan-dinner  Modifications: Used a bit more sweet potato than called for, added a grated carrot to the meatloaf mixture. Time to table: 20 mins prep, an hour bake time Servings: 4 adults Ben: Like, but far … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas

Date: October 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.acouplecooks.com/2012/10/sweet-potato-and-black-bean-green-enchiladas/ Modifications: None, actually. Well, we forgot the cilantro I guess. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: 9 good sized enchiladas Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: These were excellent! They didn’t have any sauce … Continue reading

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Southwestern Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Date: July 18th, 2012 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2012/05/06/meatless-monday-southwestern-stuffed-sweet-potatoes/ Modifications:  None Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: 3 potatoes Ben: LOVE Erin: Love Annie: Dislike, so she says. Notes: We’re big fans of twice baked potatoes in this house, so I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Foil Packet Tacos

Date: 5/8/2012 Recipe: http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/main-courses/sweet-potato-foil-packet-tacos/ Modifications: I used ground turkey, black beans, and did not peel the sweet potatoes. I didn’t have tomato sauce, so I just used some crushed tomatoes instead. We use this taco seasoning recipe. Time to table: 30 … Continue reading

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Brussel sprout hash

Date: 4/19/2012 Recipe: 1 small sweet potato, diced 1 onion, diced 1 bunch brussel sprouts, quartered 5 cloves garlic, minced ~6 strips of bacon shredded cheddar cheese one egg per person Cook the bacon in a skillet. Remove from pan … Continue reading

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Mexican Lasagna

Date: 3/20/2012 Recipe: 1/2 lb of ground turkey 1 28oz can of crushed tomatoes 1 14 oz can of black beans 1 14oz can of kidney beans 1 14oz can of pinto beans 1 diced sweet potato 1/2 packets of taco … Continue reading

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Crockpot chicken and veggies

Date: 1/18/2012 Recipe: http://mamaandbabylove.com/2011/04/05/freezer-cooking-with-slow-cooker-recipes/ Modifications: We halved the amount of chicken from 2lbs to 1lb, just because it seemed like a lot of chicken. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 8 hours crockpot Servings: 2 adults, 1 toddler Ben: Like Erin: … Continue reading

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Curried lentil and sweet potato soup

Date: 1/8/2012 Recipe: http://denueva.blogspot.com/2011/11/curried-lentil-and-sweet-potato-soup.html Modifications: I forgot to add the diced bell pepper, whoops. Nicki forgot the carrots, so between the two of us we have a full meal 🙂 We also used the immersion blender to thicken the soup up. … Continue reading

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Smoked meatloaf with roasted sweet potatoes

Date: 11/9/2011 Meatloaf recipe: http://www.kickassbbq.com/smoked_meat_loaf.html Sweet potato recipe: Source: Cook’s Illustrated 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 medium), ends trimmed, peeled, rinsed, and cut into 3/4-inch thick rounds (see note) 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons apple juice 2 … Continue reading

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