Whip up this healthy vegetarian grain bowl with ease in your Instant Pot. Pressure-cooking the sweet potato is faster and yields the perfect texture. A drizzle of homemade spicy dressing takes this easy dinner to the next level. Source: EatingWell.com, June 2017

Hilary Meyer
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Ingredients

Directions

  • Heat 2 tablespoons oil on sauté mode in the electric pressure cooker. (No sauté mode? See Tips.) Add sweet potato, quinoa, 1 tablespoon harissa (or hot sauce), garlic and salt. Cook, stirring, until the garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes. Turn off the heat. Stir in kale and water. Close and lock the lid. Cook at high pressure for 8 minutes.

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  • Release the pressure. Remove the lid and let stand for 5 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine the remaining 2 tablespoons oil, the remaining 1 tablespoon harissa (or hot sauce) and lime juice in a small bowl.

  • Divide the quinoa mixture among 4 bowls. Top each portion with chickpeas, scallion and pistachios. Drizzle with the sauce.

Tips

Equipment: Electric pressure cooker (multicooker)

Tips: Harissa is a fiery Tunisian chile paste commonly used in North African cooking. Find it at specialty-foods stores or online. Different brands vary in heat, so start with a little and taste as you go.

No sauté mode? Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sweet potato, quinoa, harissa (or hot sauce), garlic and salt. Cook, stirring, until the garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes. Transfer the mixture to your pressure cooker and proceed with the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

514 calories; 22 g total fat; 528 mg sodium. 66.9 g carbohydrates; 15.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (5)

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5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2019
Delicious and super easy Read More
Rating: 4 stars
02/06/2019
I added a couple of cut up boneless skinless chicken thighs with the quinoa. This was very easy to cook and delicious. I thought it needed a touch more salt and pepper. Read More
Rating: 3 stars
02/03/2019
A-meh-zing Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/15/2018
Followed directions and it came out perfect. Even my teenagers love it! Read More
Rating: 2 stars
02/13/2018
Way too much water in the directions left this really watery and the sweet potato mushy. Maybe decrease water by half? Read More