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Curried Cauliflower and Chickpea Tacos

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This versatile recipe brings together simple ingredients to produce a flavorful combination. Sweet potato, cauliflower, and bell pepper can be exchanged for other vegetables, such as carrots, russet potatoes, eggplant, or squash. The recipe calls for corn tortillas, but you could use flour tortillas, naan bread, or substitute with rice. Add optional toppings to increase the flavor of your tacos.

Serves: 4-5
Serving size: 2 tacos, 1/2 cup filling each
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive or canola oil
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 large sweet potato, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 cauliflower head, cut into florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1, 16-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 8 –10 corn tortillas
  • Optional toppings: lime wedges, cilantro, plain Greek yogurt, salsa, jalapeno peppers, shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

Oven

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, curry powder, cayenne powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Place sweet potato, cauliflower, bell pepper, and chickpeas onto a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Roast for 30 – 35 minutes, or until potatoes are fork-tender and cooked through.
  5. Serve 1/2 cup of filling in each corn tortilla. Add toppings (optional).

Stove

  1. In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, curry powder, cayenne powder, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place prepared sweet potato, cauliflower, bell peppers, and chickpeas into the skillet. Pour olive oil mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Continue to stir the mixture every few minutes. Cook until sweet potatoes are fork-tender and cooked through.
  5. Serve 1/2 cup of filling in each corn tortilla. Add toppings (optional).

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