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Sweet Potato Wedges + Tahini Kefir Sauce

Tahini is the glue that holds my body together. Seriously. I go through an embarrassing amount of tahini in a given month. If there's ever a time where dinner is BORING (ok, a lot of the time). My answer is usually: tahini sauce, tahini dressing, or tahini on its own. This tahini kefir sauce is a little tangy, a little rich, and a little spicy, making it perfect for drizzling over sweet potato wedges. I also use this as a tasty salad dressing, in wraps, and as a falafel dip. Seriously, this tahini kefir sauce is amazing.

Sweet Potato Wedges + Tahini Kefir Sauce

I get a lot of questions about kefir - it basically tastes like a tangy yogurt that is more drinkable than spoonable. Truth be told, kefir is higher in probiotic goodness compared to a traditional yogurt, making it a great way to introduce some gut loving bacteria into your diet.


Kefir gives this tahini dressing recipe a bit of lightness without a hit of sour vinegar. It's the perfect way to thin it out, especially if your tahini jar is as empty as mine.


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Sweet Potato Wedges with Tahini Kefir Sauce

Author Micah Siva

Total time: 40 minutes

Serves: 4


Ingredients

Potato Wedges

  • 2 sweet potatoes, cut into 8 wedges each

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 tsp paprika

  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  • Salt

Tahini Kefir Sauce

  • 1/2 c. plain kefir

  • 1/4 c. tahini

  • 2 tsp sriracha

  • 1 tsp harissa paste

  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Garnish

  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint

  • 2 tsp sesame seeds

  • 2 Tbsp chopped pistachios


Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 200C (400F), line a baking sheet with parchment paper

  • Cut each sweet potato in half lengthwise, then quarter each half into 4 wedges 

  • Toss with Olive Oil, Paprika, Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper

  • Spread evenly on baking tray

  • Roast for 25-35 minutes or until soft

  • Drizzle wedges with dressing, and sprinkle with seeds, pistachios and mint

  • Make the dressing: whisk all ingredients until combined

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