Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos with Black Beans and Kale Ceviche

by Erin

A little bit a prep goes a long way with these veggie tacos featuring roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, and a kale ceviche. 

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The first meal I graced upon the surface of these pieces was tacos. But not any old tacos, roasted sweet potato, black beans, and kale ceviche taocs! Due to its lengthy nature, upon first glance of the ingredient list you may be frightened off from attempting this recipe yourself but I promise it’s easier than it looks. For starters the ceviche requires no cooking, just toss and let marinade overnight. The following day, toss the sweet potatoes in seasoning and then roast in the oven for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the onions and beans which will be ready in time to assemble it all together. See wasn’t that easy? Lots of chopping for prep but minimal effort from then on and a happy belly as the reward.

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ROASTED SWEET POTATO TACOS WITH BLACK BEANS AND KALE CEVICHE

Serves 4

Ingredients:

KALE CEVICHE

4 large kale leaves, de-ribbed and chopped

1/2 large onion, thinly sliced

1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

1 small jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

Salt and pepper, to taste

SWEET POTATOES

2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp ancho chili powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tap cumin

Salt and pepper, to taste

BLACK BEANS

2 Tbsp olive oil

1/2 large onion, finely chopped

1 (15 oz.) can black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 tsp cumin

Salt and pepper, to taste

TACOS

8-12 small corn or flour tortillas

Fresh crema or sour cream

Any ther favorite taco toppings

Directions:

  1. The day before, combine the kale, onion, cilantro, and jalapeno in a large bowl. Pour the lime juice over the kale and season with salt and pepper. Toss to thoroughly coat. Seal in an airtight container and refrigerate overnight (or at least several hours).
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray.
  3. Combine potatoes in a large bowl and toss in olive oil. Season with chili powder, paprika, cumin, and salt and pepper. Toss to thoroughly coat and spread in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  4. Meanwhile, in a medium sauce pan over medium-high heat add the oil. Saute onions until soft and starting to brown. Add cumin and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and stir in the black beans. Cook until heated through and season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat and cover until ready to serve.
  5. Assemble on warmed tortillas and top with cream.

Source: Jeremy, friend of The Spiffy Cookie

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Azu October 19, 2014 - 7:29 pm

Wow! These veggie tacos look really good!

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Kate October 13, 2014 - 11:53 pm

Can I put in an order for these now please? They almost fit my no dairy, no soy, and no almond milk restrictions!

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spiffycookie October 14, 2014 - 12:00 am

I actually thought about that! You can have everything but the cream right?

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[email protected] October 13, 2014 - 10:20 pm

what a gorgeous recipe!! my kind of tacos!

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CakePants October 13, 2014 - 7:38 pm

Haha wow, we must be on a similar brain wavelength, because I also posted a sweet potato/black bean Mexican-themed dish today! These tacos look really delicious – and the kale ceviche is ingenious!!

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Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) October 13, 2014 - 4:58 pm

Oh these look absolutely delicious!

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