Superfood Tacos

This is an ultimate, tasty, vegetarian taco. The ingredients of these tacos make them very attractive, bright colored, and inviting. These sweet potato tacos will be a pleasant surprise to your family or guests.

Sweet potatoes help prevent disease and are very beneficial to your overall health. Sweet potatoes help prevent heart disease and maintains healthy blood pressure. They help diabetes by stabilizing your blood sugar. Sweet potatoes are rich in antioxidants that help wound and tissue healing along with having tumor prevention and anti-cancer properties. They are important for your brain health and help optimize your brain function. The high magnesium in sweet potatoes helps you relax while reducing your stress and anxiety.

Black beans are considered the healthiest of all beans because they have the highest antioxidant count. These powerful antioxidants help prevent many types of cancer. Black beans help decrease insulin resistance and that benefits type 2 diabetes.


1 3/4 lb. sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut into 1/2″ chunks

1 tbsp. olive oil

1 tsp. chili powder

1 can (15 oz.) no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained

1/2 c. salsa verde

1 avocado, thinly sliced

8 corn tortillas

1/4 c. crumbled cotija or feta cheese

Cilantro, for garnish


Toss sweet potatoes with olive oil, chili powder and 1⁄2 teaspoon salt. Arrange on large rimmed baking sheet; roast 30 minutes in 450°F oven.

In saucepan, combine black beans with salsa verde; cook on medium until warm, stirring.

Serve sweet potatoes and beans with avocado, corn tortillas, cotija or feta cheese and cilantro.