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Sweet potato tacos — Cooking with Gia and Olive

By Gia Kavanagh 1 min read
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Give your tacos a vitamin A and C kick with some sweet potatoes.

Prep & Cook Time: 30 Minutes 

Serves: 3


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • ½ tsp Himalayan salt
  • ½ tsp cumin seed, ground 
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 packet tortillas
  • 1 cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • Mexican salsa
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • Optional: Jalapeños, sliced


  1. Preheat oven to 180oC (fan-forced).
  2. Peel and chop sweet potatoes into 3-cm pieces. Add to a large bowl with salt, cumin, garlic and a touch of water. Mix well.
  3. Place sweet potato on a lined baking tray and bake in oven for 20 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  4. Heat tortillas following instructions on the packet.
  5. Top each tortilla with sweet potato mixture, black beans, Mexican salsa, a slice of avocado and, if using, jalapeños.