article was written by Ashley Palmer.
next time you're in the mood for tacos, try this healthy twist on the
traditional version. Replace the "beef" with a sweet potato filling
that's low in calories and loaded with
vitamins A and C as well as potassium. Plus, one can of black beans contains 15
grams of protein!
tasty tacos are the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. The coolness of the
fresh cilantro and salsa also creates a burst of flavor. I chose corn
tortillas, but you could eat the filling on its own, in a burrito, or on
Sweet Potato and
Black Bean TacosAdapted from Joy the Baker2 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes1 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil1/4 tsp. sea salt1/2 tsp. red chili flakes2 limes, cut in half15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed1/4 cup diced red onion1 tsp. ground cumin6 small corn tortillas1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Makes 4 to 6
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