- 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 1 red pepper, chopped
- 1 medium sweet potato, chopped
- ½ cup lentils
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
Sauté the vegetables. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, add the extra virgin olive oil. When the pan is hot, add chopped onion and pepper. After 2 to 3 minutes, add chopped sweet potato and sauté until soft (about 8 to 10 minutes). When the sweet potatoes are almost done, add the lentils, garlic, sea salt, black pepper, and red chili flakes (optional).
Serving suggestions. Top with diced avocado, guacamole, or homemade salsa.
Sweet potatoes are loaded with Vitamin C, A, & E and antioxidants. Sweet potatoes help to control blood sugar which also helps to maintain your energy, and contain fiber which helps to regulate digestion. They’re truly magnificent vegetables!