Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl



Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl

Sweet potatoes and black beans come together in this delectable and wholesome bowl that’s perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or a meal prep option. Packed with nutrients and bursting with flavor, this Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl is a favorite in our household.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, toss the sweet potato cubes with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper until evenly coated.
  3. Spread the seasoned sweet potatoes on a baking sheet in a single layer and roast for 20-25 minutes or until they are tender and slightly crispy.
  4. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, heat the remaining olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced garlic, diced red onion, and red bell pepper. Sauté for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
  5. Add the black beans and corn to the skillet and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes, or until heated through.
  6. Once the sweet potatoes are done, remove them from the oven.
  7. To assemble the bowls, divide the roasted sweet potatoes, black bean mixture, and fresh spinach evenly among four bowls.
  8. Drizzle your favorite dressing or sauce over the top, and garnish with avocado slices and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro if desired.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

A nutritious and flavorful bowl featuring roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, and a medley of colorful vegetables, served with your favorite dressing.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 325 | Fat: 8g | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 9g | Fiber: 12g

The Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl is a versatile dish that can be customized to suit your taste buds. You can add ingredients like avocado, salsa, or shredded cheese for extra flavor. Whether you’re a vegetarian looking for a satisfying meal or just want a healthier dinner option, this recipe has got you covered. It’s a delightful combination of textures and flavors that will leave you craving more. Plus, it’s packed with fiber, vitamins, and protein to keep you feeling satisfied and energized. Give it a try and savor the goodness of this Sweet Potato Black Bean Bowl!