Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potato
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Serves: 1
  • 1 whole sweet potato
  • ½ cup cooked black beans
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 dash cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Several cilantro leaves
  • Tahini to garnish
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Wash potato under running water, pat dry, and set aside.
  3. Place potato on a square-ish piece of aluminum foil. Using a fork, poke the potato several times, then drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Wrap the potato with the paper foil and place in oven. Bake for 45 minutes.
  4. While potato bakes, prepare the black beans. In a medium saucepan heat olive oil over medium temperature. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. Add cumin powder, black beans, and salt.
  5. Toss beans in oil until fully warmed through. Taste for seasoning and adjust as necessary.
  6. Add cilantro leaves and set aside.
  7. After 45 minutes have passed remove potato from oven, unwrap from aluminum foil, and let cool slightly.
  8. To serve, cut potato halfway through down the middle. Spoon the beans onto the potato, and then drizzle a teaspoon of tahini. Eat immediately.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at