Good to the last little bean Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet Potato Nachos | With all the yummy toppings, no one will miss the chips. Another great thing about this leftovers. They're good to the last little bean ;-)

Seriously simple Sweet Potato Nachos. Loaded with black beans, corn, and avocado. No chip required!

Healthy nachos help you LiveBest

Sharing food feeds your soul. When you eat with others you connect and laugh and learn. All those things add up to make us feel better. We could use some love after writing checks to the IRS!

Nachos are a perfectly shareable meal.

What I like best about this recipe is that nachos are fun and people love them. Have you tried  Apple Nachos?

Sweet Potato Nachos are quick to fix, easy clean up, and economical. Just when your check book needs a break, this recipe saves you.

Sweet Potato Nachos on sheet pan

Sweet Potato Nachos

Seriously Simple Sweet Potato Nachos

Not only is this a money-saving meal, the ingredients will make you swoon with happiness because they are so, so, so good for you. Sweet potatoes, black beans, avocado, and cheese are loaded with good-for-you stuff. Fiber, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals are all served up in one little dish.

sliced sweet potatoes

uniform slices

spiced sweet potato slices

chile spiced sweet potato slices

How to cut sweet potato

Scrub the potatoes. Slice (with skin on) the potatoes evenly, about 1/4-inch thick, so they cook evenly and give you enough body to pop all those luscious toppings into your mouth. To keep your cutting board from slipping as you slice, place a kitchen towel under it or use one with rubber grips such as this Oxo cutting board. I use cutting boards you can put in the dishwasher. Cleanliness is a good thing!

Healthy nacho toppings

The seven-ingredient recipe is below, but, of course, when you make them, you won’t be limited to just seven items. Gussy up these nachos with:

  • tomato
  • ground cumin
  • cayenne pepper
  • cilantro
  • lime juice
  • meat, chicken, fish
  • jalapeno
  • green chiles
  • green onion
  • salsa
  • plain Greek-style yogurt or sour cream

No chip required! With all the yummy toppings, pretty sure no one will miss the chips. Another great thing about this recipe…no leftovers. They’re good to the last little bean 😉

In case you’re looking for more ways to use beans, here are some ideas.

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Seriously Simple Sweet Potato Nachos

Black beans, corn, avocado and sweet potato make these Sweet Potato Nachos seriously simple. Good to the last little bean and no chip required!

  • Author: Judy Barbe
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 1 large sweet potato, sliced 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1 teaspoon chile powder
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 10-ounce bag frozen corn, could use 1 15-oz can
  • 1/4 cup cheese, shredded (mozzarella, Monterey Jack, or cheddar)
  • 1/2 avocado, chopped


  1. Preheat oven and baking sheet to 425° F .
  2. In a large bowl, stir together sweet potatoes with chile powder and oil. Scatter potatoes on heated baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes until cooked through. A little browning is OK.
  3. Place the corn in a single layer in an ovenproof skillet. Roast in oven, stirring once. Cook until some are turning brown, 18-20 minutes.
  4. When potatoes are done, top with black beans, corn, and cheese. Return to oven and bake until cheese melts. Sprinkle with avocado. Serve.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 260

Keywords: Nachos, vegetables

Sweet Potato Nachos I Sweet potatoes are the base for your next nacho night. Fun, flavorful and healthy. No chips required! Suh-weet!!

Sweet Potato Nachos


  1. I occasionally make a similar dish with sweet potato chips from the store. This would be a healthier version! Great idea!

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