Thursday 13 July 2023


I love a good pasta on any given Friday night but sometimes I really crave vegetables, particularly when they are prepped as spectacularly as the recipe I am about to share with you! 

I think this roast sweet potato with tahini, kale and capers may be the most delicious way I have ever eaten a sweet p (and i’ve eaten many) - somehow the combo of textures and flavours works like an absolute dream and I have been thinking of making it again ever since I gobbled this up a couple of weeks ago.

This was honestly tone of the most satisfying, healthy, vegetarian dinners I have had in a long time and a a way with sweet potatoes that everyone needs to try asap!

  • 4 Sweet Potatoes
  • 180g Kale
  • 125g Capers
  • 6 Tbsp Tahini
  • 1 Lemon
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tsp Sesame Oil
  • 6 Tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic
  • Salt 
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C/356°F. 
  • While your oven heats up, coat your sweet potatoes with a drizzle of olive oil, salt and 2 tsp of chilli flakes. 
  • Rub everything in. Then, put them in the oven for 60 minutes.
  • Time for your dressing. 
  • Add your tahini to a bowl, with 3 tsp of olive oil, your sesame oil and your soy sauce. 
  • Add 1.5 tsp of chilli flakes, the juice of a lemon and a pinch of pepper before adding 1.5 tbsp of water and mixing it all together until it becomes a smooth dressing. 
  • Once mixed, grate in the zest of the lemon and another sprinkling of pepper.
  • Heat a glug of olive oil in a frying pan and add your capers. 
  • Fry these on a high heat until they are crispy and remove them from your pan. 
  • In the same pan, add your kale, with another drizzle of olive oil.
  • Peel and slice your garlic cloves, then add them to the pan with 2 tsp of chilli flakes as well as a sprinkling salt and pepper.
  • Once cooked, remove your potatoes from the oven and slice them length-ways. 
  • Add on a good spoonful of your tahini dressing. 
  • Then stuff the potatoes with the fried kale and generously sprinkle the capers on top. 
  • Drizzle more tahini dressing over the top, with a sprinkling of your remaining chilli flakes and you’re ready to tuck in! 
  • Enjoy!

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