I was looking for something to make for lunch yesterday and I’ve been doing pretty good at steering away from breads. But for some reason I have a harder time at lunch. Maybe because I was brought up with the traditional sandwich and chips or soup for lunch each day.
So as I was deciding what to make, a sweet potato jumped out at me. I love everything about sweet potatoes, but I didn’t want to just bake it, I knew I wanted to roast it and deepen the flavor with shallots and brown sugar until it got all caramelized like this:
Doesn’t that just look amazing?? All that crispiness…. mmmmm
It’s a very simple recipe. It’s not really a recipe at all to be honest. I just added what I had on hand which was 1/2 a sweet potato, a shallot, a few Bella mushrooms, garlic and wild rice.
As the rice was cooking, I simply sautéed the veggies in some olive oil and butter until the sweet potato was just fork tender, about 6-8 minutes. Then when the veggies were done, I added the rice and spinach into the pan and combined them all together.
Season with a little salt and pepper and you have lunch, dinner or a side dish in under 20 minutes.
This is super healthy, delicious and quick! Don’t forget to add the spinach and pine nuts, they TOTALLY make this dish!
Recipe Source: HappilyUnprocessed.com
I used all organic ingredients when making this recipe, and hope you do too! 🙂
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