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Sweet Potato and Kale Tacos

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Sweet Potato and Kale Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Author: Staff

Skill Level: Easy/Medium

Cuisine: Mexican

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Taco filling

  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 bunch of kale, de-stemmed and sliced (or cabbage if preferred)
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 corn tortillas

Yogurt avocado crema

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Taco night with a sweet and savory twist. These vegetarian tacos are filled with sweet potatoes and kale then topped with a creamy, tangy yogurt sauce.

How to Make Sweet Potato and Kale Tacos

  1. Heat oil in large skillet. Sauté sweet potatoes, stirring frequently for 10 minutes.
  2. Add ginger. Toss well, about 1 minute.
  3. Add onions and water. Cook uncovered until soft, about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add kale, stir, and cook until done, about 2 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle lemon juice, salt and black pepper.
  6. Make sauce by mixing yogurt, avocado, garlic, lemon juice, salt and black pepper.
  7. Heat tortillas in the microwave for 20 seconds.
  8. Assemble tacos.