I’ve been hunting for some new recipes while I’m doing this new fitness program, and when I first saw this recipe, I was very skeptical. I don’t typically like mashed sweet potato, and I was a little worried about it being such a big part of this meal. But, I thought that maybe all the other ingredients would help with my texture issue, so I wanted to give it a try.
You guys, this is SO GOOD. I could not believe how much I loved it! The original recipe was written for this filling to be put in a collard green leaf wrap, which I liked a lot, but the second time I made this I ate it as a salad over spinach, which was even better! This is pretty simple to make as a big batch and then eat cold throughout the week.
Make this recipe, you guys. It’s gluten free, it’s clean eating, and it might even be Whole30 (just double check the sauce ingredients on that one)! You’ll love it, too!
Sweet Potato and Chicken Filling (from Fixate on Beachbody On Demand)
Makes 4 servings, 1 1/3 cup each
2 cups mashed sweet potato
1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. melted ghee (organic grass-fed, if possible)
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless **I cooked mine in my CrockPot with some chicken broth then shredded it
1 cup chopped bell peppers (approx. 11⁄3 medium)
½ cup chopped tomato (approx. 1 medium)
½ cup sliced green onions
Combine the sweet potato and ghee until well mixed. Add in the chicken, bell pepper, tomato, and green onions and stir until well mixed. Keep refrigerated.
For the sauce:
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp. white wine vinegar
1½ tsp. Dijon mustard
1 tsp. raw honey
¼ cup fresh basil leaves
½ tsp. + 1 dash sea salt (or Himalayan salt), divided use
½ tsp. + 1 dash ground black pepper, divided use
Combine all sauce ingredients in a blender or small food processor. Keep refrigerated in a small container and top 2 tbsp of sauce on filling just before eating (if eating over spinach).
If you want to make this as a wrap, put 2/3 cup filling in one large collard leaf green and wrap burrito-style–one serving is 2 wraps. You can put 1 tbsp sauce on the filling before you wrap it, then wrap the wraps (ha!) in plastic wrap (double ha!) and keep in the fridge to hold it all together.
Either way you fix it, this meal is one red, one green, one yellow, one orange, and one tsp for my Portion Fix friends. If you aren’t a Portion Fix friend and want to become one, contact me! Let’s chat.