Easy Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos with Avocado Cilantro Cream (Gluten-Free)

Spiced, baked Sweet potato rounds become the base for healthy nachos. They are topped with black beans, cheese and a healthy drizzle of avocado cilantro cream that is to die for. 
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4 -6
Calories: 438kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 large sweet potatoes peeled
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon each of paprika salt, chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder
  • 1 15 oz can of black beans rinsed (or 2 cups of pre-cooked beans)
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  • For the Sweet Potato Chips:
  • Preheat oven to 425.
  • Slice the sweet potato into 1/8 inch slices using a food processor or mandoline.
  • Toss the sweet potatoes with the oil and spices and spread into a thin layer on a large rimmed sheet pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes and flip. Bake for another 10 minutes, until edges are beginning to curl up and get crispy.
  • Remove from oven and top with beans and cheese. Return to oven until cheese is melted--about 5-8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, make the Avocado Cilantro Cream. Blend the avocado, yogurt, cilantro, juice and zest of a lime, and 1 teaspoon salt in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Once nachos are out of the oven, dollop as desired with the cream.

Notes

Increase baking time by 1o minutes per side of sweet potato chips for crispier texture. 
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Nachos with Avocado Cilantro Cream (Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 438 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 823mg36%
Potassium 933mg27%
Carbohydrates 51g17%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 14220IU284%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 300mg30%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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