Spicy Cauliflower Rice, Cinnamon-Paprika Sweet Potatoes & Avocado Mash

Ingredients

Roasted Cinnamon-Paprika Sweet Potatoes

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil or other high-heat oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • Sea salt, to taste (I use 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon)

Spicy Cauliflower Rice

  • 1 head medium cauliflower, cut into florets
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 5 scallions, thinly sliced (white and light green parts only)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chili-garlic paste or sriracha
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro leaves

Avocado Mash

  • 1 avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice or to taste
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Sea salt, to taste

Instructions

Roasted Cinnamon-Paprika Sweet Potatoes

  1. Preheat your oven to 425F.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes on the baking sheet, drizzle with the oil, and sprinkle on the cinnamon, paprika, and sea salt. Use your hands to toss to coat the potatoes with the oil and spices.
  4. Roast for 25 to 30 minutes or until fork-tender and golden, flipping at the 15-minute mark.

Spicy Cauliflower Rice

  1. Rice the cauliflower florets by either processing in a food processor with a grater attachment, pulsing in a food processor with a s-blade, or grating by hand with a grater.
  2. Add the sesame oil to a large skillet and heat over medium heat.
  3. Add in the cauliflower, scallions and tomatoes and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together the rice vinegar, tamari or soy sauce, and chili-garlic paste. Adjust according to preferences.
  5. Add the sauce to the pan and cook for 6 to 8 minutes or until the “rice” develops a slight golden color throughout and the liquid has cooked off, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and stir in the chives and cilantro.

Avocado Mash

  1. In a small bowl, combine the avocado, lime juice, garlic, and sea salt. Use the back of a fork to mash the avocado.