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Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos

Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos

Are you tired of the same old taco fillings? Looking for a tasty and healthy alternative? Look no further than these delicious Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos! Packed with flavor and nutrients, these tacos are sure to satisfy your taste buds and keep you feeling satisfied.

The Perfect Combination

Avocado and sweet potato might seem like an unlikely duo, but trust me, they make the perfect combination. The creamy and rich avocado pairs beautifully with the sweet and earthy flavor of the sweet potato. Together, they create a harmonious balance of flavors that will leave you wanting more.

Simple and Quick

One of the great things about these tacos is how simple and quick they are to make. With just a few ingredients and minimal prep time, you can have a delicious meal on the table in no time. Whether you’re cooking for yourself or a crowd, these tacos are a great go-to option.

Health Benefits

Not only are these tacos delicious, but they are also packed with health benefits. Avocados are a great source of healthy fats, fiber, and vitamins. Sweet potatoes are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. By incorporating these ingredients into your tacos, you’re giving your body the nutrients it needs to thrive.

How to Make Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos

Now that you know the benefits of these tacos, let’s dive into how to make them. Start by roasting the sweet potatoes until they are tender and slightly caramelized. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, mash the avocado with some lime juice, salt, and pepper to create a creamy and flavorful spread.

Once the sweet potatoes are cooked, warm up some tortillas and spread the mashed avocado mixture onto each one. Top with the roasted sweet potatoes and add any additional toppings you desire, such as salsa, cilantro, or cheese. Fold the tacos and enjoy!

FAQs

Q: Can I use a different type of potato for these tacos?

A: Absolutely! While sweet potatoes are recommended for their unique flavor, you can substitute them with regular potatoes or even butternut squash.

Q: Are these tacos suitable for vegans?

A: Yes! These tacos are vegan-friendly as long as you choose vegan tortillas and omit any non-vegan toppings.

Q: Can I add protein to these tacos?

A: Of course! You can add black beans, grilled tofu, or even shredded chicken to boost the protein content of these tacos.

Q: Can I make these tacos gluten-free?

A: Absolutely! Just make sure to use gluten-free tortillas or lettuce wraps instead.

Q: How can I make the avocado spread more flavorful?

A: Feel free to add additional seasonings to the avocado spread, such as garlic powder, cumin, or chili flakes.

Q: Can I meal prep these tacos?

A: Definitely! You can roast the sweet potatoes and prepare the avocado spread ahead of time, then assemble the tacos when you’re ready to eat.

Q: Can I freeze these tacos?

A: While it’s best to enjoy these tacos fresh, you can freeze the roasted sweet potatoes and avocado spread separately for future use.

Q: How can I store any leftover tacos?

A: If you have any leftovers, store the components separately in airtight containers in the refrigerator and assemble when ready to eat.

In Conclusion

Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos are a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional tacos. The combination of creamy avocado and sweet potato creates a unique flavor experience that will leave you craving more. With simple ingredients and quick preparation, these tacos are perfect for busy weeknights or weekend gatherings. Whether you’re vegetarian, vegan, or simply looking for a healthier taco option, give these Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos a try!

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Avocado Sweet Potato Tacos

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 to 6 tortillas
  • 1 cup black beans
  • Lime slices
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup whole milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 small avocado
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Sea salt & fresh black pepper
  • 1 small avocado
  • 2 scallions
  • Crumbled feta or Cotija cheese
  • Pickled onions
  • Microgreens or fresh cilantro

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 400° F and prepare a large baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl, combine the sweet potatoes with olive oil, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Mix well to coat the sweet potatoes.
  • Spread the seasoned sweet potatoes onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • Roast the sweet potatoes in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until they turn golden brown.
  • While the sweet potatoes are roasting, prepare the avocado yogurt sauce. Using a small food processor, blend together the yogurt, avocado, garlic, lime juice, salt, and pepper until smooth.
  • Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings if necessary. Then, refrigerate the sauce until it is ready to be used.
  • To assemble the tacos, take a scoop of the avocado yogurt sauce and spread it onto a taco shell or tortilla.
  • Add the roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, and any desired toppings onto the taco.
  • Season the taco with additional salt, pepper, and a squeeze of lime juice.
  • Repeat the assembly process for the remaining tacos.
  • Serve the tacos immediately and enjoy!
Keyword breakfast, dessert, dinner, gluten free, main-dish, vegan, Vegetarian
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