Beans, Greens, and Sweet Potato with Tahini-Lime Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes 3 cups ,


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

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Simple and satisfying, this dish is an appetizing way to start the day. For even more antioxidant power and savory flavor, add minced garlic, diced red onion, grated ginger, or ground turmeric to the sauce.


Tahini-Lime Sauce

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) tahini
  • 1 tablespoon (15


To make the sauce, put the tahini in a small bowl. Add the lime juice and tamari and stir with a fork to combine. Add the water and additional lime juice to achieve the desired tartness and consistency.

To prepare the beans, greens, and sweet potato, steam the sweet potato for 10 minutes. Add the greens and steam until just wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the beans and steam until heated t