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Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: healthy tacos, sweet potato black bean tacos, vegan taco recipe, vegetarian tacos
Author: Amanda Cooks & Styles



  • 8 soft taco flour tortillas
  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup red onion sliced in long thin strips
  • 1 can black beans drained
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp canola/olive oil
  • sour cream omit if vegan
  • salt and pepper



  • Heat a skillet to medium-low and add 1 tsp of oil. Toss in sweet potatoes, chili powder, and a dash of salt and pepper. Cover and cook on medium-low stirring occasionally to prevent burning. When the potatoes are nice and tender and begin to get a light char on them, they are done.
  • In a small saucepan over low heat; add the black beans, garlic, cumin, lime juice, and a dash of salt & pepper. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes to allow the flavors to develop into the beans.
  • Now heat a small frying pan over medium-high heat. Heat each tortilla for about 30 seconds on each side and then place them in a warm area while you prepare the remaining tortillas.
  • Now it's time to pile up those tacos! You know what to do! Fill up your tortillas with all the goodies - beans, sweet potato, spinach, onions, cilantro, and finally a dollop of sour cream. If you want to spice things up - add some of your favorite hot sauce! Enjoy!