Vegetable Bowls with Spiced Yogurt-Lime Dressing

    PREP: 25 minutes MICROWAVE: 10 minutes MAKES 4 servings

    • 1 recipe Spiced Yogurt-Lime Dressing
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon lime juice
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano, snipped, or 1⁄2 teaspoon. dried oregano, crushed
    • 1 teaspoon olive oil
    • 1 pound sweet potatoes (2 to 3 medium), peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
    • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
    • 1 medium avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and chopped
    • 8 large savoy cabbage leaves
    • 1⁄4 cup thinly sliced green onions
    • Lime wedges (optional)
    • Baguette-style French bread, sliced and toasted (optional)

    1. Prepare Spiced Yogurt-Lime Dressing; set aside.
    2. In a small bowl stir together soy sauce, lime juice, chili powder, oregano, and olive oil; set aside. Place sweet potatoes in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Place drained beans in small microwave-safe bowl. Evenly spoon half of the soy sauce mixture onto potatoes and half onto beans; toss to coat. Cover bowls with vented plastic wrap. Microwave sweet potatoes on 100 percent power (high) about 9 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally; set aside. Microwave beans on 100 percent power (high) 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
    3. Divide potatoes, beans, tomatoes, and avocado among cabbage leaves. Sprinkle with green onions. Pass Spiced Yogurt-Lime Dressing. If desired, serve with lime wedges and toasted baguette slices.

    PER SERVING: 409 cal., 21 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 2 mg chol., 896 mg sodium, 51 g carb., 14 g fiber, 13 g pro.

    Spiced Yogurt-Lime Dressing

    In small bowl combine 1⁄2 cup plain low-fat yogurt, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon chili powder, and 1 clove garlic, minced. Whisk in 1⁄4 cup olive oil until well combined. Or serve wraps with 1 cup of bottled light ranch-style dressing with 1 tablespoon chili powder stirred in.