Curried Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 2
Curried Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos
Health Highlights
This Curried Sweet Potato & Black Bean Taco dish is a hearty meatless meal any taco lover will adore!


1 medium potato Sweet potato (diced)
3 spray (about 1/3 second) Olive oil cooking spray
1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper (to taste)
3/4 tsp Curry powder (to taste)
1 tsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/4 cup Yellow onion (diced)
1 cup Black beans, canned (rinsed, drained)
1 medium Tomato (diced)
1/2 cup Queso fresco cheese (Mexican cheese or dairy-free option, shredded)
4 small tortilla(s) Whole wheat tortilla (or gluten-free option, such as corn tortillas)


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and prepare the baking sheet.
  2. Dice sweet potato, with skin on, and place on the baking sheet.
  3. Mist the diced potato with olive oil, sprinkle on the cayenne pepper and curry powder, and stir to coat.
  4. Roast the potato for 20-30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, saute the onion in a pan over medium heat. 
  6. Once the onion has become translucent, add the black beans and saute for another 2-3 minutes too warm. 
  7. When the sweet potato is done roasting, add to the bean and onion mixture.
  8. To serve, portion the vegetable-bean mixture onto the tortillas and top with freshly diced tomatoes and cheese.
  9. Garnish with your favorite taco toppings, such as salsa, avocado, and sour cream and enjoy!


Quick Tips:

  • To make the recipe vegan-friendly, replace the cheese with your favorite non-dairy option.
  • To make the recipe gluten-free, swap out the whole wheat tortillas for a gluten-free option, such as corn tortillas.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 493
Calories from fat 168
Calories from saturated fat 77
Total Fat 18.7 g
Saturated Fat 8.5 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.2 g
Cholesterol 25.9 mg
Sodium 1174 mg
Potassium 974 mg
Total Carbohydrate 68 g
Dietary Fiber 18.0 g
Sugars 7.9 g
Protein 22.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.8
Meat Alternative 0.7
Milk Alternative 0.7
Vegetables 2.8

Energy sources


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