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Sweet Potato Hash Brown Cups

Yes, I know another muffin tin recipe! Sorry I can’t help it! They are just so darn easy to make, and a great way to use up leftover veggies. I made these with broccoli and onions and topped with some fresh tomatoes and basil from my garden, but you can easily swap out any veggie combo you prefer. You could also add some bacon too. I would have, but I was out. Next time for sure!

Sweet Potato Hash Brown Cups

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Parmesan Pesto Roasted Tomatoes

This has to be one of the most easiest side dishes I have ever made!  It is only 3 ingredients so you can throw it together in minutes, and bam, you have a healthy side dish. This would make a wonderful side to grilled chicken, steak, or even on top of some pasta drizzled with olive oil.

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Sweet Potato Nachos

It’s a new year and I am finally getting back on track with the blog. It’s been awhile! Sooo I am starting the new year with these amazing sweet potato nachos. These make a perfect snack, appetizer for a party, or even a meal.

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These are very simple to make! I gave the potatoes a good wash and sliced them leaving the skin on. I then soaked them in a bowl of water. This helps remove some of the starch in the potatoes which helps in getting crispy potatoes. Another tip to get those sweets crispy is to place them in a single layer on the baking sheet and giving them plenty of room. I ended up using 2 baking sheets.

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I then topped them with cheese, black beans, diced tomatoes, jalapeno pepper, cilantro and salsa. You could also add avocado, greek yogurt, or any of you favorite nacho toppings.

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Sweet Potato Nachos
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time
45 min
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
157g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220
Calories from Fat 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g
22%
Saturated Fat 10g
52%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 22mg
7%
Sodium 402mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates 18g
6%
Dietary Fiber 3g
13%
Sugars 5g
Protein 7g
Vitamin A
211%
Vitamin C
67%
Calcium
19%
Iron
5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 2 large sweet potatoes, washed and sliced with skins on
  2. 2 tablespoons coconut oil melted
  3. Salt and pepper
  4. 3/4 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  5. 1/2 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  6. 1tomato, diced
  7. 1 jalapeno pepper, diced
  8. 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  9. 1/2 cup salsa
Instructions
  1. Place sliced sweet potatoes in a large bowl filled with water. Soak sweet potatoes for about an hour. Remove sweet potatoes and pat dry. Place in a bowl and drizzle with coconut oil and salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Place sweet potatoes on a large baking sheet in a single layer making sure not to overcrowd the pan. You may need to use 2 baking sheets. Bake for about 15-20 minutes. Flip sweet potatoes and bake for another 10 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and sprinkle with cheese. Place back in the oven until cheese is melted about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and place on serving dish. Top with black beans, tomato, jalapeno pepper, cilantro and salsa. Serve immediately.
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Enjoy!