This super easy recipe is filling, fast, & packed with nutrients! It can be made just as easily for a single person as for a large family (Just reduce or increase the amount of ingredients used). Microwave the sweet potatoes, and load on the toppings!
4 small sweet potatoes or yams
2 cans black beans
1 can diced tomatoes with Italian seasonings
Monterey Jack cheese, grated
Green onions, sliced
MICROWAVE or BAKE: Microwave or bake sweet potatoes until tender. This should only take about 4 minutes per potato in the microwave or about 45 minutes in a 400 degree oven. Be sure to pierce each potato with a fork before cooking.
SIMMER: Combine black beans and tomatoes in a small pot over low heat. Simmer until hot, stirring occasionally.
FINISH: Slice the sweet potatoes in half and top with black bean mixture. Sprinkle on additional toppings.
ready in 5 minutes.