Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

Gluten Free Recipe

These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos are a delicious and satisfying meal that can be enjoyed by everyone, especially those following a gluten-free diet. Packed with flavor and nutritious ingredients, these tacos are sure to become a new favorite in your household. The combination of sweet potatoes, black beans, and a zesty cilantro lime sauce creates a mouthwatering filling that pairs perfectly with soft tortillas. Whether you're looking for a quick weeknight dinner or a crowd-pleasing party dish, these tacos are a fantastic choice.

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
15 mins 25 mins 40 mins 4 servings


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • Lime wedges, for serving

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the diced sweet potatoes, black beans, olive oil, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss until the sweet potatoes and black beans are evenly coated with the spices and oil.
  3. Spread the sweet potato and black bean mixture in a single layer on a baking sheet. Roast in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and slightly caramelized.
  4. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, warm the corn tortillas in a dry skillet over medium heat for about 30 seconds on each side, or until they are pliable.
  5. Once the sweet potatoes are done, remove them from the oven and let them cool slightly.
  6. To assemble the tacos, place a spoonful of the sweet potato and black bean mixture onto each warm tortilla. Top with chopped cilantro, diced red onion, and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
  7. Serve the tacos warm with additional lime wedges on the side.

Serving Suggestions

These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos are incredibly versatile and can be customized to suit your preferences. Here are some serving suggestions and occasions where this recipe shines:

  • Serve with a side of Mexican rice and guacamole for a complete and satisfying meal.
  • Add your favorite toppings such as sliced avocado, shredded lettuce, or diced tomatoes for extra flavor and texture.
  • These tacos are perfect for a casual weeknight dinner, but they also make a great option for parties or gatherings. Set up a taco bar with various toppings and let your guests assemble their own tacos.
  • If you're hosting a vegetarian or vegan-friendly gathering, these tacos are a fantastic option that everyone will enjoy.

Enjoy these delicious Sweet Potato and Black Bean Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce! They are sure to become a go-to recipe in your kitchen.

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