A simple, delicious comfort food recipe to warm your body and soul!

  • 4-5 medium sweet potatoes, halved
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 cup water 
  • 1 teaspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika or smoked paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin 
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 cup corn kernels 
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • Garnish: chopped avocado and hot sauce
  • Preheat your oven to 200°C.
  • Place sweet potatoes on a sheet pan lined with baking paper. Bake them for 45 minutes to an hour. 
  • Add onion, capsicum, water, chilli powder, paprika, cumin, garlic, and salt to a large pan. Turn to medium heat. Once it begins to boil, let it cook for 10 minutes. All the water should be nearly gone by the end of this time.
  • Add the corn and chickpeas. Stir and cook for a few more minutes, until heated through and thickened. 
  • Serve on baked sweet potato halves, and top with avocado and hot sauce.
  • Replace chickpeas with kidney beans or peas
  • Replace hot sauce with pesto or hummus
  • Add fresh herbs such as coriander, parsley, or spring onions

This piece is from our latest GHE Magazine; click here to view the magazine in full.