Sweet potato Quinoa with caramelized hazelnuts
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Serves: 4
  • 80g of hazelnuts
  • 500g of sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1cm squares
  • 5 sage leaves
  • 1 clove of garlic, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • fleur de sel
  • 150g of quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  1. Pre-heat the oven to 175°C.
  2. Place the hazelnuts in the oven for about 5 - 7 minutes until the skin starts peel off. Put them aside.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes in a baking dish. Wash the sage and add it to the sweet potatoes together with the olive oil, garlic and a bit of fleur de sel. Combine well and bake for about 30 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, cook the quinoa according to the package instructions.
  5. Rub the cooled hazelnuts between the hands so that the skin comes off. Heat the maple syrup in a small saucepan until bubbly. Reduce the heat and swivel the hazelnuts in the maple syurp. Let the caramelized hazelnuts cool down on a piece of baking parchment.
  6. Take the sweet potatoes out of the oven and mix well with all the other ingredients.
  7. Serve as a side dish or with a delicious dijon dressing.
Recipe by Heavenlynn Healthy at https://www.heavenlynnhealthy.com/sweet-potato-quinoa-caramelized-hazelnuts/