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Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Bean Nachos

  • 20 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 30 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 6

    Servings

  • 740 Calories
  • 24g Fat
  • 95g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • Instructions & Tools

    Instructions

Ingredients

  • 6 Servings
  • 740 Calories
  • 24g Fat
  • 95g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • 50 Mins Total Time
  • – Roasted Sweet Potatoes –
  • 2 lbs Sweet Potatoes, peeled and diced into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt* and Pepper, to taste
  • – Spicy Black Beans –
  • 1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 2 Tsp Ground Cumin
  • ⅓ Cup Water
  • ¼ Tsp Chili Powder (use less, or omit if suffer from heartburn)
  • 2 Cans Low-Sodium Black Beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 Tsp Lime Juice
  • Salt* and Pepper, to taste
  • – Avocado-Pepita Topping –
  • 2 Avocados, pitted & peeled
  • 1 Cup Cilantro, lightly packed
  • ½ Cup Pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), toasted
  • ¼ Tsp Red Pepper Flakes (use less, or omit if suffer from heartburn)
  • 1 Lime, juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Water
  • Salt* and Pepper, to taste
  • – Additional Ingredients –
  • 1 Bag Low-Sodium Tortilla Chips
  • *Monitor salt intake per doctor’s recommendations
Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians, Beth Eggleston and Emily Parsell

Nourishment Note

Instructions

  • 6 Servings
  • 740 Calories
  • 24g Fat
  • 95g Carbs
  • 18g Protein
  • 50 Mins Total Time
  • 1

    Roast Sweet Potatoes Preheat the oven to 425°F. Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt, and pepper on a baking sheet. Arrange in a single layer and roast for approximately 30 minutes, tossing halfway, until the sweet potatoes are tender.

  • 2

    Prepare Beans While sweet potatoes are roasting prepare the beans. Heat olive oil in a saucepan. Add the onions and cook, stirring frequently, until translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add the cumin and chili powder and cook for about 30 seconds. Add the black beans and water and stir. Cover and reduce heat to maintain a gentle simmer.

  • 3

    Mash Beans & Add Seasonings Remove the lid of the saucepan and mash at least half the beans with a fork. Add the lime juice, salt, and pepper, to taste.

  • 4

    Process Avocado & Seasonings In a food processor, add the avocado, cilantro, toasted pepitas, red pepper flake, lime juice, water, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.

  • 5

    Assemble Nachos & Serve To assemble the nachos, add tortilla chips to a plate. Top with roasted sweet potatoes, spicy black beans, and finish with a scoop of avocado pepita topping. Enjoy!

Recipe Created by Meijer Registered Dietitians, Beth Eggleston and Emily Parsell

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    Gluten-free tortilla chips

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    Whole-grain tortilla chips

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