Sweet Potato Mushroom Kale Curry with white rice on the side

Weeknight Sweet Potato, Mushroom & Kale Curry

This Weeknight Sweet Potato, Mushroom & Kale Curry recipe is simple enough to whip up on a busy weeknight … hence the name! This is a vegetarian dish that can be served over cooked rice, or if you prefer a grain-free option you can serve it over cooked chickpeas and with this grain-free 5-Ingredient Gluten-Free Naan.

4.2 from 5 votes
Sweet Potato Mushroom Kale Curry with white rice on the side
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Weeknight Sweet Potato, Mushroom & Kale Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Gina Fontana


  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 2 heaping cups (300 g) sweet potatoes, peeled and diced small
  • 4 ounces (114 g) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 cups (134 g) lacinato kale, washed and diced
  • 1 tablespoon (16 g) red curry paste
  • 2 (13.6-ounce/400-milliliter) cans coconut milk
  • teaspoons (4.5 g) ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon (1.8 g) ground ginger
  • cups (290 g) rice, cooked to package directions
  • Lime wedges , for serving
  • Chopped cilantro , for serving


  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil. Add the sweet potato and sauté, tossing occasionally until they start to brown and turn soft. Add the mushrooms and kale and sauté a few more minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Turn the heat down to low and add the red curry paste and sauté an additional couple minutes. Add the coconut milk, turmeric, and ginger and stir to coat the veggies in the sauce.
  • Serve over rice, with a squeeze of lime juice and garnish with fresh cilantro.


Nutrition Facts
Weeknight Sweet Potato, Mushroom & Kale Curry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 433 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 629mg18%
Carbohydrates 81g27%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 17671IU353%
Vitamin C 16mg19%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Curry Gina Fontana Kale Mushrooms Sweet Potatoes
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  1. Alex
    February 7, 2022

    This recipe has potential, it’s a good base. However it calls for far too little curry paste relative to how much coconut milk is called for. Also benefits from addition of more mushrooms and kale. I also added a can of garbanzos and some lime leaves.

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