Chickpeas & Sweet Potato Pate

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Chickpeas & Sweet Potato Pate

Positive Vitality Chickpeas & Sweet Potato Pate is Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian

Recipe Ingredients

  • Chickpeas (1cup)
  • Coconut oil/butter (2tbs solid)
  • Eggs (hens), whole, raw (2)
  • Parsley, fresh (1/2cup chopped)
  • Pepper, black (1tsp)
  • Sea Salt (pinch)
  • Sweet potato ( 1small of 1/2large)
  • Turmeric, ground (1tsp)


Cooking Instructions & Notes

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight (or use a canned), cook and let it cool down.
  2. Cook/steam the sweet potato and cut into smaller pieces.
  3. Place the chickpeas and sweet potato in a plastic bowl, add coconut oil, raw eggs, parsley and spices (or spice it up according to your own taste).
  4. Blend all until smooth with a hand blender (alternatively, use a food processor).
  5. Place the mixture in a baking tin.
  6. Heat the oven to 175C, place the pate in.
  7. Bake for 45min at temp 175C, then increase the heat to 200C and bake for another 15min.
  8. Let it cool down for 5min and serve.


Use organic ingredients whenever possible

Store in a fridge for up to 5 days


Preparation Time

15 min

Soaking few hours

Baking 1h


By | 2017-06-03T09:31:22+00:00 October 4th, 2015|Dinner, Lunch, Paleo, Recipes|Comments Off on Chickpeas & Sweet Potato Pate

About the Author:

Ola Van Zyl is Owner of Positive Vitality Nutritional Therapy, Health Coach, Corporate Nutrition Specialist, Sports Nutrition Specialist and Public Speaker. Ola is a graduate of the Institute of Health Sciences in Nutritional Therapy, Dietary Counselling and Functional Sports Nutrition. She is a member of Nutritional Therapists of Ireland. In her work Ola applies the latest theories and research in nutrition, functional medicine and coaching to achieve optimum health. She works with groups and individuals, helping them to gain more energy, to lose weight, to manage stress, improve sleep quality and mood, as well as increase physical performance. Ola believes that nutrition is the key to long and vibrant live and she is very passionate about creating nutritious and delicious recipes to encourage healthy eating.