Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach
Roasted Sweet Potatoes Stuffed with Quinoa and Spinach
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 40 min
  • total: 50 min
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  • Summary

    These roasted sweet potatoes stuffed with quinoa and spinach make a delicious and healthy entree or side dish. Tender, colorful sweet potatoes are topped with a flavorful mixture of quinoa, spinach, cranberries, pecans and feta cheese.

    Ingredients

    • 2 medium sized sweet potatoes
    • 6 cups of baby spinach - roughly chopped
    • 1 clove of garlic - minced
    • 1 tbs olive oil
    • 1 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa
    • 1/4 cup of pecan pieces
    • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
    • 1 to 2 ounces of feta cheese - diced
    • 6 twists of black pepper from a pepper mill
    • A pinch of salt

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 418 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.98%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 23.25%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 49 mg 16.47%
    • Sodium: 28296 mg 1178.99%
    • Calcium: 301 mg 30.12%
    • Potassium: 501 mg 14.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 37.31%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 66 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 12 g 48.23%
    • Sugar: 10 g
    • Protein: 11 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 115.04%
    • Vitamin C 44.5%
    • Vitamin D 0.57%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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