Skip the tortilla shell and go straight for all the goodness of roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, tomatoes, corn and more in these easy vegetarian Roasted Sweet Potato taco bowls. Perfect to prep ahead of time or pack in your lunch.
Don’t you just love foods served in a bowl? There’s something so carefree about it. This vegetarian taco bowl is full of good stuff too.
The star of this dish is the roasted sweet potatoes. I could seriously eat sweet potatoes every day. Not to mention sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A, vitamin C and are rich in anti-oxidants!
The fiber in sweet potatoes also promotes a healthy gut since they contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. This promotes the growth of good gut bacteria and helps keep your gut health in check.
How to Roast Sweet Potatoes
- Peel and chop sweet potatoes in to dice-sized pieces. Spread out on baking sheet.
- Drizzle with olive oil and seasonings. Use your hands or tongs to toss until well coated.
- Bake in 400F oven for 15-20 minutes, until tender.
Build Your Sweet Potato Taco Bowl
Start with the base: The base is a chopped salad kit. Any brand will do, look for something similar to a Southwest or Taco flavor combo for this recipe. Salad kits also give you some fun (optional) toppings like tortilla strips, sunflower seeds and more.
Mix it up: Drizzle with the dressing from your salad kit (or your favorite store-bought or homemade dressing), top with any extras and toss. Then dig in!
Taco Bowl Variations
- Swap your base for your favorite greens, quinoa or rice.
- Make it spicy by adding jalapeños, topping with a spicy salsa or upping the chili powder on the potatoes.
- Add protein with grilled chicken, steak, shrimp or your other favorite taco protein.
Commonly asked questions about our Roasted Sweet Potato Taco Bowls
Q: What is the base ingredient for the sweet potato taco bowls?
A: The base is a chopped salad kit, preferably with a Southwest or taco flavor.
Q: How do you roast the sweet potatoes for the taco bowls?
A: Dice the sweet potatoes, toss with oil and seasonings, and roast at 400F for 15-20 minutes until tender.
Q: What proteins can you add to the sweet potato taco bowls?
A: You can add grilled chicken, steak, shrimp or other favorite taco proteins.
Q: What makes sweet potatoes a healthy ingredient?
A: Sweet potatoes are packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber for gut health.
Q: How can you make the taco bowls spicy?
A: Add jalapeños, a spicy salsa, or increase the chili powder when roasting the sweet potatoes.
Similar Recipes to Try
- Easy Chopped Taco Salads
- Roasted Chickpea Buddha Bowl
- Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quesadillas
- Vegetarian Taco Zucchini Boats
Roasted Sweet Potato Taco Bowls
- 2 small sweet potatoes peeled, diced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 pkg. Southwest chopped salad kit
- 1 avocado chopped
- 1 cup low-sodium black beans drained, rinsed
- ½ cup frozen sweet corn thawed
- ½ cup chopped tomatoes
- Preheat oven to 400F.
- Toss potatoes in oil, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and salt. Add to baking sheet and bake 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway, until tender.
- Assemble salad kit with included toppings and dressing. Top with sweet potatoes, avocado, black beans, corn and tomatoes.