• Feel Good
  • 18th Jan 2023
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  • 2 minutes

Chipotle sweet potato and black bean tacos

Feel good food that is great for a dinner party, or as a mid-week meal with the leftovers for lunch the next day. Price: £8.73 for four servings.

Serves: 4



2 tablespoon olive oil

1 red onion, diced

Medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into ¼” cubes

2 cloves of garlic

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp chipotle paste

2 tbsp tomato puree

Tin of black or kidney beans

Juice from one lime

8 tortillas

For the salsa

1 avocado

spring onions

2 ripe tomatoes

2 limes

¼ teaspoon salt

handful of coriander



Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large frying pan. Add the onion and let cook until it begins to soften. Next, stir in sweet potatoes, garlic, cumin and cinnamon and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Then stir in the tomato puree and tinned beans along with their liquid and around 100ml of water.

Season with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer for around 20 minutes until the potato is cooked through.

Next up, make the salsa. Lightly mix the salsa ingredients together with the juice of half a lime and 2tbsp of olive oil.

Spoon some sweet potato ad chipotle bean mixture over a tortilla, add the avocado mixture and tuck in.


Recipe credit: Jo Pratt

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