i am really excited to share this chicken, sweet potato mash & veg bowl with you! i don’t actually have a recipe today it’s more of an idea. the one thing we have more than anything else is food in a bowl, it’s our go to dinner, lunch, breakfast anytime really.
we take a look at what we have in fridge and throw some vegetables and meat – if we have in in a bowl and dig in. we use meat of we have it, rice, quinoa or mash always, fresh rocket or spinach and then whatever veggies we have on hand, we always have roasted capsicum in the fridge and i like the contrast so i always throw some in and i like something creamy which is usually avocado or fetta.
i’m going to show you how i built this chicken, sweet potato mash & veg bowl hopefully it will show you just how easy weeknight dinners can be and inspire you to make your own bowl.
first up i start with leafy greens, whatever i have in the fridge.
then i add in a mash or grains, today i went with sweet potato mash. but brown rice, quinoa, freekeh, pumpkin or cauliflower mash are great as well.
next is veg, we just use whatever we have – this changes weekly, because its just the two of us we only buy 3 or 4 different veg a week and always mix it up. today i had broccoli
and sugar snap peas, i just steamed the broccoli and peas, take care with this you want them to be still crunchy
then meat, if we are using it otherwise more veg. today i had some lemon and herb chicken thighs that i picked up from the butcher.
now we go for contrast, i love something briney and cold. I used roasted capsicum (it’s my usual fave) but you could add olives instead
and lastly something creamy to round it out, i love avocado or feta, but a dollop of greek yogurt would be great
don’t dig in just yet, you need one last final touch! season with salt and pepper, drizzle with a little olive oil and squeeze of lemon juice and dig in!!
if you make this recipe or anything else from rachael’s foodie life, make sure to post it and tag me so i can see all of your creations!
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