Healthy sweet potatoes recipe that you can enjoy with your family. A warm and cozy dish that brings out the flavors you may have enjoyed as a kid. The roasted sweet potatoes, crispy chickpeas, and cranberries make this dish oh so flavorful.

Sweet Potatoes Healthy Recipe

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5 from 2 votes

DIFFICULTY / TIME

Easy / 40 minutes

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November 18, 2021

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The holidays can be a tricky time when it comes to food. You’re around people. There may not always be healthy options that you enjoy. Today I have a healthy sweet potatoes recipe that can help ease any anxiety.

You can still enjoy the flavors of Thanksgiving dishes you’ve eaten in the past. We’ll have roasted sweet potatoes with herbs and cranberries.

You can take this healthy sweet potatoes recipe to family gatherings. You can make sweet potatoes and chickpeas ahead of time. When you’re ready to eat, you can warm it up in the oven for just 10 minutes.

How to Make

Let’s keep things simple. Grab one bowl and 1-2 baking sheets.

You’ll slice your sweet potatoes into semi-circle discs. Toss the sweet potatoes in a mixing bowl so that they are well coated. Place in the oven for 30 minutes.

You’ll do the same for the chickpeas. Toss the chickpeas in a mixing bowl so that they are well coated. Place in the oven for 15-20 minutes. Note that you may want a baking sheet with edges as chickpeas can roll.

Flip the sweet potatoes after 15 minutes in the oven.

You want the sweet potatoes lightly brown and the chickpeas crispy.

Sweet Potatoes Healthy Recipe

To prepare your healthy sweet potatoes wraps, grab a plate. Then, top your tortilla with lettuce, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and cranberries. Drizzle the sauce on top.

Voila! A delicious Thanksgiving or holiday meal you can enjoy!

More Easy Meal Ideas

If you like this recipe, I think you’ll enjoy my baked sweet potatoes with chickpeas and green sauce. They’re easy to make and packed with flavor.

If you’re looking for another sweet potato recipe, I have a tasty salad recipe with roasted sweet potatoes. You can check it out in my free ebook. It’s filled with 20 recipes that helped me overcome my eating disorder.

Sweet Potatoes Healthy Recipe

5 from 2 votes
Healthy sweet potatoes recipe that you can enjoy with your family. A warm and cozy dish that brings out the flavors you may have enjoyed as a kid. The roasted sweet potatoes, crispy chickpeas, and cranberries make this dish oh so flavorful.
GUIDE
Course Main Course
Cuisine healthy
Servings 3
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
INGREDIENTS

Ingredients

SWEET POTATOES

  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper optional

CHICKPEAS

  • 1 cup chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoon coconut oil melted
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

FOR SERVING (optional)

  • 3 tortillas
  • Lettuce
  • Herb sauce
  • Dried cranberries

HERB SAUCE

  • 1/4 cup hummus or tahini
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed or minced
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
INSTRUCTIONS

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F / 204 C.
  • Wash and dry the sweet potatoes. Then, slice the sweet potatoes into round pieces about 1/2 cm.
  • In a mixing bowl, add the sliced sweet potatoes, coconut oil, thyme, cinnamon, salt, and optional cayenne pepper. Toss so that the sweet potatoes are well coated.
  • Place the sweet potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer.
  • In the same mixing bowl, add the chickpeas, coconut oil, thyme, cinnamon, cumin paprika, and salt. Toss so that the chickpeas are well coated.
  • Place the chickpeas on a baking tray and cook for 15-20 minutes.
  • Flip the sweet potatoes after they have been cooking for 15 minutes.
  • While the sweet potatoes and chickpeas are cooking, you can make the sauce.
  • To a bowl, add the sauce ingredients. Give it a stir and set aside.
  • For serving, place a tortilla on a plate. Top with lettuce, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and cranberries. Drizzle the herb sauce on top. Enjoy!
NOTES

Notes

I like to heat a skillet and lightly brown the tortilla. This gives the sweet potato wrap more texture.
NUTRITION FACTS
Calories: 386calCarbohydrates: 47gProtein: 7gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 863mgPotassium: 689mgFiber: 9gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 21586IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 96mgIron: 4mg
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