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Sweet Potato Noodles with Black Beans and Peppers

Sweet Potato Noodles with Black Beans and Peppers

Spiralized sweet potatoes with black beans, peppers, corn, and Mexican spices
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy dinner recipes, sweet potato noodles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 241 kcal
Author Adapted from Food Network Magazine

Ingredients

  • 2 small sweet potatoes peeled and spiralized
  • 1/4 cup olive oil divided
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 small onion peeled, cut in half, and thinly sliced into half-moon shapes
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 small jalapeƱo or serrano chile pepper diced
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 15 ounces black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lime cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Place sweet potato noodles on a baking sheet. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Broil until slightly softened and brown in spots, about 5 minutes. Remove from oven.
  3. In a small custard cup or bowl, mix together cumin, chili powder, and coriander.
  4. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and chile pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add corn, garlic, and cumin mixture to skillet. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender, about 5 more minutes.
  6. Add sweet potatoes, black beans, and water to skillet. Cook, gently tossing, until beans are warm and noodles are tender, about 2 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and serve with lime wedges.

Recipe Notes

No spiralizer? Look for pre-cut sweet potato noodles in the produce section of your grocery store.

Too many carbs? Leave out the corn or black beans.

Don't like spicy food? Replace the chile pepper with some green bell pepper.