Top vegetarian recipes: sweet potato and gorgonzola bowl

Sweet potato and lentil bowl

Dive into a gastronomic adventure with a recipe that perfectly combines the sweetness of sweet potato with the richness of gorgonzola. This deliciously balanced, vegetarian recipe bowl is an explosion of flavours and textures that will satisfy even the most demanding palates. Get ready to discover how this bold fusion creates a feast for the senses.


Recipe (for 4 people)


  • 4 large sweet potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 4 cups of fresh spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup of cooked green lentils
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup of chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup of cream
  • 60g of gorgonzola 
  • 4 tablespoons of high quality olive oil
  • 8 cloves of garlic, finely crushed
  • A table spoon of vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoons of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chilli powder
  • 4 bay leaves
  • a large pinch of salt and pepper for seasoning
  • sunflower oil for frying (or another cooking oil with a high smoke point)


1. Prepare the lentils:

Rinse the lentils and then simmer them with the bay leaves and vegetable stock for around 15 minutes until soft. Remove the bay leaves after cooking. Set aside.

2. Prepare the vegetables:

Heat a small amount of sunflower oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Add 4 minced garlic cloves and half the chopped onion and sauté until golden. Add 2 cups of fresh spinach and heat until just wilted.

3. Add the chickpeas :

Add 1 cup of cooked chickpeas to the pan with the sautéed vegetables. Mix well.

4. Prepare the sauce: 

In a saucepan over a low heat, mix the cream, gorgonzola, salt, pepper, paprika, nutmeg and chilli and stir until smooth. 

5. Assemble the bowl:

In a large bowl, arrange the cooked lentils, diced roasted sweet potato, spinach and sautéed chickpeas gently mix and pour the sauce over the top.

6. Serve:

Serve hot and enjoy this deliciously flavoured and balanced bowl.

This recipe offers a perfect combination of nutrients, flavours and textures for a healthy and delicious meal for four people. Enjoy your meal!

Tracking your macros?

Here's what you'll find per portion of this recipe:

  • 512 kcal
  • 20g protein
  • 53g carbohydrate
  • 11g sugars
  • 16g fibre
  • 21g fat
  • 8g saturated fat

What are the benefits of sweet potatoes?

We like this recipe so much because it contains so many health benefits, thanks in particular to the star ingredient: sweet potatoes. Here are some reasons to eat more sweet potato:

- Vitamin A: Sweet potatoes are high in vitamin A, which promotes good eyesight, helps protect the cornea and boosts collagen production for beautiful skin.

- Vitamin C: Helps maintain good immunity and facilitates iron absorption.

- High fibre content: This gently improves transit without irritating the intestines.

About Powermeals 

At Powermeals we deliver fresh, chef-cooked meals all over Switzerland. Plus we offer a wide range of vegetarian ready-to-eat meals to choose from each week. Check out our menu

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