Tasty Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe

Sweet Potato Skillet is flavorful comfort food you can enjoy year-round. It’s a refreshing veggie combination meal your family will love.

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Let’s make a tasty sweet potato skillet!

Let’s make a tasty sweet potato skillet!

This sweet potato skillet recipe contains a bunch of our favorite veggies that are not just tasty but also nutritious. It’s an awesome way to help your kiddos learn how to love eating veggies too!

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Ingredients for Sweet Potato Skillet recipe

  • 2 large – sweet potato
  • 1/2 medium – onion
  • 2 clove – garlic
  • 3 medium – bell pepper, red
  • 1 cup – corn, frozen
  • 15 ounce – black beans, canned
  • 1 tablespoon – coconut oil
  • 3 teaspoon – cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon – salt
  • 14.5 ounce – diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1/2 tablespoon – taco seasoning (See below for homemade mixture)
  • 1/2 medium – lime
  • 1 cup – Mexican cheese blend, shredded

Toppings:

  • 1 large – avocado
  • 2 stalks – green onion

Taco Mix Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp oniion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper

Directions to make Sweet Potato Skillet recipe

Step 1

Cube sweet potatoes, chop onion, mince garlic, and diced peppers; set corn out to thaw, and drain and rinse beans. Set all aside separately.

Taco Mix Recipe copy

Step 2

Prepare the taco mix: Put all the ingredients in a jar and shake well!

Note: 3 tbsp mix = 1 store Taco Packet

Step 3

Add oil to skillet and heat over medium-high. Add potatoes, cumin, and salt; cook for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.

Step 4

Add in onions, garlic, and peppers; cook for 3-4 minutes more, stirring occasionally.

Step 5

Add in beans and corn, and continue to cook for another 2 minutes.

Step 6

Add in diced tomatoes and taco seasoning; stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer another 15 minutes or until potatoes have softened.

Step 7

Remove from heat and spritz with fresh-squeezed lime juice, then sprinkle cheese on top and allow it to melt.

Step 8

Meanwhile, slice avocados and peaches, and chop green onions.

Step 9

Serve potato mixture topped with avocado and onions as desired; serve peach slices on the side.

Yield: 4 servings

Tasty Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe

Tasty Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe

ave a refreshing veggie meal that your family will surely love. Filled with nutritious veggies, your kids will learn to love their greens with this tasty sweet potato skillet recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 32 minutes
Total Time 42 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large – sweet potato
  • 1/2 medium – onion
  • 2 clove – garlic
  • 3 medium – bell pepper, red
  • 1 cup – corn, frozen
  • 15 ounce – black beans, canned
  • 1 tablespoon – coconut oil
  • 3 teaspoon – cumin, ground
  • 1 teaspoon – salt
  • 14.5 ounce – diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1/2 tablespoon – taco seasoning
  • 1/2 medium – lime
  • 1 cup – Mexican cheese blend, shredded

Toppings

  • 1 large – avocado
  • 2 stalk – green onion

Taco Mix Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1/4 cup cumin
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp oniion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Prep your veggies as follows: Cube sweet potatoes, chop onion, mince garlic, and diced peppers; set corn out to thaw, and drain and rinse beans. Set all aside separately.
  2. Prepare the taco mix: Put all the ingredients in a jar and shake well! Note: 3 tbsp mix = 1 store Taco Packet
  3. Add oil to skillet and heat over medium-high. Add potatoes, cumin, and salt; cook for 5 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  4. Add in onions, garlic, and peppers; cook for 3-4 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add in beans and corn, and continue to cook for another 2 minutes.
  6. Add in diced tomatoes and taco seasoning; stir to combine. Cook for 5 minutes over medium-high heat, then reduce heat to low and simmer another 15 minutes or until potatoes have softened.
  7. Remove from heat and spritz with fresh-squeezed lime juice, then sprinkle cheese on top and allow it to melt.
  8. While waiting, slice avocados and peaches, and chop green onions.
  9. Serve potato mixture topped with avocado and onions as desired; serve peach slices on the side.

Have you tried this tasty sweet potato skillet recipe? How did it turn out?

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