Sweet Potato & Black Bean Tacos

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You won’t even miss the meat in these tacos! One serve provides you with a whopping 35g protein and all of your daily fibre requirements. 

Serves 4


  • 2 large sweet potatoes, diced

  • 3 tbsp olive oil

  • 3 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp chilli powder

  • 1 onion, finely diced

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 lime, juiced, plus extra to serve

  • 8 corn tortillas

  • 1 avocado

  • 1/2 cup coriander

  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 200C. Line a baking tray with baking paper. In a large bowl, combine sweet potato, 2 tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp cumin and chilli powder. Spread sweet potato on baking tray and bake in oven for 45 minutes, or until tender

  2. While sweet potatoes are baking, heat remaining olive oil in a pan. Add onions and garlic, and saute until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add black beans, remaining cumin and lime juice. When sweet potatoes are cooked, add them to bean mixture and mix until well combined

  3. Warm tortillas in microwave or oven, according to packet instructions

  4. Serve sweet potato mixture in tortillas, top with avocado, coriander and a drop of lime juice, and season to taste. 

Nutritional Information, per serve (2 tortillas)

Calories 789

kJ 3312

Fat 25g

Saturated Fat 4g

Carbohydrate 200g

Fibre 42g

Protein 35g

DinnerBradford Clinic