Ethiopian Sweet Potato Fonio Tacos By Full Of Plants

Ethiopian Sweet Potato Fonio Tacos By Full Of Plants
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Ethiopian Sweet Potato Fonio Tacos By Full Of Plants
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins
These tacos are loaded with fonio, roasted sweet potatoes, chickpeas, and drizzled with a fresh mint yogurt sauce.

Have you ever tried fonio? Well, if you haven't, this recipe is the perfect introduction.Β FonioΒ is a grain cultivated in Africa, it's smaller in size than quinoa and has a nutty and earthy flavor.

 1 small sweet potato (about 2 cups diced)
 1 15-ounce (425g) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
 1 tbsp (15ml) maple syrup
 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil
 1 tsp berbere spice blend (see notes)
 1 tbsp (15ml) oil
 1 leek, minced
 Β½ cup fonio (or use quinoa)
 2 cups (470ml) water
 3 tbsp tomato paste
 1 and Β½ tsp berbere spice
 6 taco shells (or small tortillas)
Mint Yogurt Sauce
 β…“ cup (100g) non-dairy unsweetened yogurt
 1 tbsp (15ml) lemon juice
 ΒΌ tsp salt
 3-4 fresh mint leaves, finely minced
To make your own berbere spice blend, mix together:
  3 tablespoon ground chili
 3 tablespoon smoked paprika
 1 tsp garlic powder
 Β½ tsp ground ginger
 Β½ tsp ground cardamom
 Β½ tsp ground coriander
 Β½ tsp turmeric
 Β½ tsp ground fenugreek
 Β½ tsp dried basil
 ΒΌ tsp cinnamon
 ΒΌ tsp ground cumin

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Ingredients

 1 small sweet potato (about 2 cups diced)
 1 15-ounce (425g) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
 1 tbsp (15ml) maple syrup
 1 tbsp (15ml) olive oil
 1 tsp berbere spice blend (see notes)
 1 tbsp (15ml) oil
 1 leek, minced
 Β½ cup fonio (or use quinoa)
 2 cups (470ml) water
 3 tbsp tomato paste
 1 and Β½ tsp berbere spice
 6 taco shells (or small tortillas)
Mint Yogurt Sauce
 β…“ cup (100g) non-dairy unsweetened yogurt
 1 tbsp (15ml) lemon juice
 ΒΌ tsp salt
 3-4 fresh mint leaves, finely minced
To make your own berbere spice blend, mix together:
  3 tablespoon ground chili
 3 tablespoon smoked paprika
 1 tsp garlic powder
 Β½ tsp ground ginger
 Β½ tsp ground cardamom
 Β½ tsp ground coriander
 Β½ tsp turmeric
 Β½ tsp ground fenugreek
 Β½ tsp dried basil
 ΒΌ tsp cinnamon
 ΒΌ tsp ground cumin
Ethiopian Sweet Potato Fonio Tacos By Full Of Plants

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