Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    These roasted sweet potato tacos feature spicy black beans and avocado-pepita dip. So delicious! This taco recipe is vegetarian (easily vegan) and gluten-free (see recipe notes for details). Recipe yields 8 to 10 hearty tacos, enough for at least 4 servings.

    Ingredients

    • 2 pounds sweet potatoes (3 to 4 medium sweet potatoes), peeled and sliced into 1-inch chunks
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (omit if sensitive to spice)
    • ¼ teaspoon fine sea salt
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 small yellow or white onion, finely chopped
    • Fine sea salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
    • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
    • 2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained (or 3 cups cooked black beans)
    • ? cup water
    • 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar or lime juice
    • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    • 2 avocados, pitted
    • 1 cup lightly packed fresh cilantro (mostly leaves, some small stems are ok)
    • ½ cup pepitas
    • 1 small jalapeño, seeded and roughly chopped, or ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (go easy if sensitive to spice)
    • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice (about 1 medium lime) or 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • ½ teaspoon fine grain sea salt
    • 8 to 10 small corn tortillas
    • Crumbled feta
    • Suggested garnishes: Pickled jalapeños or pickled radishes or pickled red onions, torn cilantro, hot sauce, etc.

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 7114 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 224 g 345%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 29.98%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 33 mg 10.88%
    • Sodium: 2324 mg 96.82%
    • Calcium: 725 mg 72.45%
    • Potassium: 2357 mg 67.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 21 mg 115.9%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 234 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 53 g 212.21%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 56 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 673.79%
    • Vitamin C 38.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit4
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch10
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total5 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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