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Spicy Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

Spicy Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

Fresh, crispy, hydrating lettuce leaves are the perfect complement to roasted spicy sweet potatoes in this recipe. These lettuce wraps are delicious while also being full of nutrients. This recipe is made without any fats such as oil or butter, which makes it even more healing. These wraps are great for a light meal or a snack anytime of day.

Sweet potatoes are also important for regulating hair growth; they stimulate it where needed and prohibit hair when it tries to grow in the wrong places, as in the condition hirsutism.

The leafy outer greens of lettuce provide dozens of micronutrients for the liver to stay healthy and balanced, while the core of the lettuce, down closer to the root, provides milky chemical compounds that act as a purging mechanism for it.

Spicy Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups diced sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, more to serve
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp raw honey or maple syrup, more to serve
  • 4 lettuce leaves such as green leaf, red leaf, butter leaf, or romaine
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced spring onions

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400F/200C. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine the sweet potato, lime juice, cayenne, ground cumin, ground coriander, and raw honey or maple syrup. Toss until well combined.

Transfer the sweet potato mixture to the baking sheet and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes, until tender when pierced with a fork.

Remove from oven and cool slightly.

Arrange lettuce leaves on a platter or plates. Top with roasted sweet potato, cilantro, and spring onion and drizzle with raw honey and lime juice. Serve immediately.

Serves 1

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Categories: Fat Free, Grain Free, Nut and Seed Free, Lunch, Dinner, Wraps, Potato Dishes, Main Dishes, Baking, Holiday, St. Patrick's Day, Kid Friendly

This item posted: 10-May-2021

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