vegan jerk curry recipe

Vegan Jerk-style sweet potato curry with cauli rice

A Caribbean-inspired curry with loads of colourful veg that's perfect served with cauliflower rice. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine caribbean, vegan
Keyword meat free, vegan, vegan dinner, vegan meal, vegan recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4


  • 4 spray s calorie-controlled cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 1- inch slice of root ginger peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 clove s Garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 individual chilli green or red, Scotch Bonnet variety, halved and deseeded
  • 3 teaspoons fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 12 sprig s fresh coriander, leaves and stalks separated
  • 4 medium spring onions trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 1/2 tbsp allspice
  • 600 g raw sweet potato peeled and cut into 2-3cm pieces
  • Kidney Beans cooked
  • 1 large can of kidney beans drained
  • 2 medium red pepper s, deseeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 can of reduced fat coconut milk
  • ½ cube Vegetable stock made with 300ml hot water
  • 1 medium lime
  • 600 g Cauliflower Raw


  1. Mist a large saucepan or casserole pot with low calorie spray. Add the onion and cook for 8-10 minutes, until softened.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, place the ginger, garlic, scotch bonnet chillies, coriander stalks, spring onions and ground allspice in a mini food processor and blitz until finely chopped. Add this to the onions and cook for 3 minutes then add the sweet potatoes, kidney beans, red peppers, coconut milk and vegetable stock and season well.
  3. 3 Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes with a lid on, until the sweet potato is just cooked then remove the lid and cook for a further 10 minutes, until thickened slightly. In the meantime, mist a wide pan with low calorie spray over a medium heat and add the cauliflower rice and cook for 4-5 minutes, until just cooked.
  4. 4 To make cauliflower rice, blitz the cauliflower in a food processor, then cook in a pan misted with cooking spray for 3-4 minutes.
  5. 5 Just before serving, stir the coriander leaves through the curry then divide the cauliflower rice and curry between 4 plates.