Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

Finished Product

What is up everyone?! Today I put a spin on a delicious recipe found in my “Vegan Meal Prep” cookbook by making their sweet potato black bean hash into tacos! These are also wonderful as big breakfast burritos or on their own as a side dish. I will be referring to this book a lot coming up as I try some of their recipes and rate them for you. This one is definitely 10 out of 10!

The Recipe

To start, you will need the following:

  • 1 Tablespoon of Extra-Virgin Olive
  • 1 Large Sweet Potato (I peel mine) diced into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 Large Onion, diced (I use red)
  • 2 Cloves minced Garlic
  • 2 Teaspoons Ground Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 (14.5 oz) can Black Beans, rinsed and drained
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Tortillas
  • Vegan Cheese
  • Tomatoes and what ever other toppings you like on tacos

I usually like to add fresh pico de gallo. I will post a recipe for this soon!

-In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. (The recipe in the book says 5 minutes but I burnt mine that way).

-Add the sweet potatoes, cumin, and oregano. Stir and cook for 5 minutes. Cover the skillet, reduce the heat to low and cook for 15 minutes

-After the 15 minutes, increase the heat to medium-high and stir in the black beans, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 5 minutes

-This is where I get out my tortillas, cheese, tomatoes, and whatever else I find for building my tacos

ENJOY! – leave a comment for any alteration ideas you may have. I love trying new things!

Side Note – I didn’t have a clean sharp knife so my food isn’t chopped up as evenly and beautiful as I would have liked, but it still tastes amazing! Thanks for reading πŸ™‚

5 thoughts on “Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos

  1. Yum! That looks and sounds amazing!

    I’m actually baking a bunch of yummy sweet potatoes today. I love them but I also use them for my dog’s homemade dog food I started making a few weeks ago.

    Yes, Lucy is now vegan and to that end, I bought several vegan dog food how-to books because I wanted to do it right, you know? She’s my best friend and sadly she gained far too much weight over the past couple years. I’ve done a ton of research about how to feed her (who knew there would be so much info. out there for vegan dogs!) and I have her on a safe vegan doggy diet.

    Woo hoo!

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  2. Aawww, thanks! Not everyone got what I was doing with her (just like when I became a vegan) but they’re over it now and don’t say things to annoy me!

    In some of the books I read, the dogs who were on vegan diets lived waaaay longer lives and healthier ones at that.

    I can handle any snarky remarks because my furbaby is going to benefit. I know you understand!

    The recipe I’ve been using (to begin with – I’ll change it up this week as I know she needs variety, that furry sweetie;; I need to do it but I’ve been lazy. ) is super, super simple: just measured amounts of sweet potatoes, black beans, brown rice and a tablespoon or oat bran or nutritional yeast.

    She also eats kale, carrot pieces and baby spinach as snacks – it’s amazing. I’ve never fed a dog this kind of food before and I love it. I usually join in with her when she eats the snacks as I like those veggies too. 😊

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