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Sweet potato chickpea salad with peanut butter dressing

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Sweet potato chickpea salad with peanut butter dressing


  • Preheat the oven to 220ο-230ο C (430ο-450ο F) set to fan.
  • Cut the sweet potatoes into 2-3 cm pieces and put them in a baking pan, skin-side down. Add salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  • Bake them for 20-25 minutes.

For the dressing

  • In a serving bowl add the peanut butter, the orange zest and juice, the lime zest and juice, and stir until you get a thick dressing.
  • Add salt, pepper, the honey, and mix.

To assemble

  • Halve the cherry tomatoes and add them to the bowl with the dressing. Add the avocado into cubes, the green part of the spring onions, the mint and the basil finely chopped.
  • Drain the chickpeas and add them to the bowl. 
  • Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and add them to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Add the rocket, mix, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
14 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
14 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
12 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
16 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
17 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
26 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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