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Created By:

The LYFE Fuel Team

Healthy Swaps

Prep Time:

30 mins

Cook Time:

75 mins

Yields:

4 svgs

SWEET POTATO & BEAN BAKE

361 Calories

17g Fat

44g Carbs

9g Protein

When cold days put us in the mood for cozy food, this dish will more than satisfy your craving for something warm, filling, and comforting. This one-pot dish is perfect for a hearty dinner or a light lunch with a salad. Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin A, and beans are a good source of protein. 

This bean bake is made with a combo of sweet potato and black beans, along with a few other tasty ingredients. This great-tasting dish is an excellent source of essential nutrients, including protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

Sweet potatoes are a great source of essential vitamins and nutrients. This recipe provides a healthy alternative to starchy foods and is filling enough to serve as a main meal. It's also high in protein and fiber, which are two great nutrients that are needed for a balanced diet.

According to the USDA, sweet potatoes contain 25 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin A and 12 percent of the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C.

instructions

WHAT YOU NEED

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 2x 14 oz. (400g) cans black beans, drained
  • 7 oz. (200g) vegan cheese, grated
  • handful parsley, chopped

For the sauce:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil,
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin, more to season layers
  • 2 tsp. smoked paprika, more to season layers
  • 1 tsp. mixed herbs, more to season layers
  • 14 oz. (400g) can chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup (60ml) tomato puree