Since my weight loss surgery, quick small bites have been my way of eating. Instead of heading for the boring stuff, I've decided to spice it up by adding a little flavor to all of my favorite recipes. Nachos is one of my fave's and I thought I would never find a vegetarian replacement that was unique and tasty until I came up with these. Jerked Sweet Potato Nachos are the best combination of sweet and spice.
To replace the meat for these nachos I used Seitan also known as Wheat Gluten. You can usually find this at a store like Trader Joe's, Sprouts, or HERE. There are so many uses for Wheat Gluten when it comes to meat replacement. One of which is vegan fried chicken (recipe coming soon).
I've also tried plenty of different jerk seasonings and found that Spur Jerk and WalkersWood are the best alternative to homemade jerk seasoning.
So enough talking, let's get on with the cooking!
- 2 Sweet Potatos
- 1 Package Seitan (original)
- 1/4 cup Green Peppers
- 1/4 cup Red peppers
- 1/2 cup Yellow Onion
- 1 Tb Sea Salt
- 1 Tb Black Pepper
- 2 Tb Smoked Paprika
- 2 Tb Jerk Seasoning
- 1 Tsps Crushed Pimento Seed
- 1/4 cup Olive Oil
- 1 Tsps Basil
- 1 Tsps Onion powder
- 1 Tsps Garlic powder
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Stacey McKenzie is a Jamaican born, New York native that has a love for Jesus, family, friends, books and travel, in that order. She loves to share life experiences and creative inspirations while trying to live a balanced life. Her favorite things are Italian food, great coffee, a great church, family, a good book and experiencing different cultures and places.