Vitamin Bee ® Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene and Vitamin C among other important nutrients making it a nutritional powerhouse. Mixed with the savvory full flavor of protein-packed beans, this recipe is a satisfying and healthy dish.


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Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Vitamin Bee ® Black Bean Sweet Potato
Course Dinner
Life Skills Cutting, Mixing, Sprinkling
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Dinner
Life Skills Cutting, Mixing, Sprinkling
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Vitamin Bee ® Black Bean Sweet Potato
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Wash the sweet potatoes.
  3. Make cuts on the top of the sweet potatoes and place them on a greased cookie sheet. Put the sweet potatoes in the oven and cook until tender (about 40 minutes).
  4. Once cooked, cut them down the middle and leave them out to cool.
  5. While the sweet potatoes are cooking, grease a large frying pan and put it on medium heat.
  6. Add the onions and cook until they are tender.
  7. Add in the beans, bay leaf, balsamic vinegar, cumin, salt and pepper, and garlic. Cook, stirring from time to time until the mixture gets a slightly creamy texture.
  8. Take the sweet potatoes and stuff them with the bean mixture.
  9. Top them with avocados and cilantro and serve.
Recipe Notes

Kid Chef Tips: Younger children and stuff sweet potatoes, sprinkle in spices, and top the mixture with avocado and cilantro. Older children can cut open potatoes after they’ve cooled, stir beans, and cut up vegetables.

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