Baked Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos are a delicious and healthy vegetarian meal that is easy to prepare. The filling is made by baking sweet potatoes until they are soft and tender, then combining them with black beans, spices, and other ingredients to create a flavorful and filling taco filling. The filling is then placed in a soft taco shell and topped with fresh vegetables, such as lettuce, tomato, and avocado, and a tangy sauce, such as salsa or sour cream, to add even more flavor. These tacos are a great option for those who want a healthy and satisfying meal that is easy to make and packed with nutrients. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy dinner or a tasty and nutritious lunch, Baked Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos are a great choice!
Sweet potatoes are a nutritious root vegetable that’s packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. When combined with black beans and a few simple seasonings, they make a delicious filling for tacos that’s both satisfying and good for you.
For this recipe, you’ll need:
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 can of black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 teaspoon of chili powder
- 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 8 soft taco shells
- Shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and shredded cheese, for topping
Here’s how to make it:
- Preheat your oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a large bowl, combine the diced sweet potatoes, black beans, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat.
- Spread the sweet potato and black bean mixture in an even layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and lightly browned.
- While the sweet potatoes are baking, warm the taco shells according to the package instructions.
- To assemble the tacos, fill each shell with a generous scoop of the sweet potato and black bean mixture. Top with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, and shredded cheese, if desired.
- Serve the tacos warm, with additional toppings of your choice.
These baked sweet potato and black bean tacos are a tasty and healthy option for a quick and easy meal. Give them a try, and enjoy!