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Sweet Potatoes & Veggies w/ Coconut Curry Sauce

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Simple, Oil-Free Sweet Potato Prep

It’s a shame that for so long, I only cooked with sweet potatoes in the fall. Why?! Maybe it’s because I’ve always associated them with Thanksgiving and cinnamon, or because I’d never tried them with coconut curry sauce. Regardless, now that I can find organic sweet potatoes in bulk at Costco, they’ll be in my kitchen a lot more often.

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I was happy to learn from That Vegan Couple that you don’t need any oil or salt to bake chopped potatoes (sweet or otherwise). Somewhere I saw this method of slicing sweet potatoes into rounds and roasting on a parchment-lined baking sheet. I like this kind of fuss-free prep. No peeling required!

The sweet potatoes are completely satisfying on their own. However, I never would have guessed how well they pair with coconut curry sauce! They’re best friends now.

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How to Make the Coconut Curry Sauce

As with many of my sauces, I used tahini here as the base for its creamy texture. It also mixes well with a variety of flavor profiles. I added curry powder, which of course works perfectly with coconut milk, so I stirred some in, too.

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I also like to incorporate a bit of sweet and sour into my sauces. To that end, I’ve been using agave nectar and apple cider vinegar, respectively. A little bit of salt, pepper, and garlic powder round it all out.

It may sound like a lot of ingredients for the coconut curry sauce, but it comes together quickly. I just add all the ingredients into a mason jar, stir, taste, adjust seasonings if needed, and it’s done.

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I used regular canned coconut milk that I watered down a little bit, but you could use light coconut milk instead. If your coconut milk is a little clumpy, just microwave the sauce for 15 seconds to melt and make it easy to stir.

This coconut curry sauce would work well in any kind of veggie and grain bowl, but I think it’s really special with roasted sweet potatoes. Enjoy!

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2 thoughts on “Sweet Potatoes & Veggies w/ Coconut Curry Sauce

  1. Deborah

    I just found your blog today, and I’m wondering if you’re coming on facebok, Would be lovely to be able to follow you there, but if not I’ll have to do it i my reader, but not as convinient. Love the recipes I’ve seen so far.

    1. Vegan Petite

      Hi Deborah, thank you so much for your lovely comment; I’m glad you’re enjoying the recipes!

      Are you on Instagram, by chance? I’m not very active on Facebook, but I do share recipes and meal ideas on Instagram at @vegan_petite – you’re welcome to follow me there if you’d like 🙂 Cheers!

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