Emmy Powell, Net News Editor
2 cups sweet potatoes flesh, approx. 2 medium sweet potatoes
15 oz. black beans, drained & rinsed
1 ripe avocado, mashed + sprinkle of salt
1 recipe fajita vegetables diced (see below)
1 cup shredded lettuce
½ cup favorite pico de gallo
1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced
Layer ingredients in dish. Serve with chips or tortillas. To serve warm: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Layer sweet potato flesh, beans, and fajita vegetables in oven-safe dish. Bake 20-25 minutes until warm. Top with remaining ingredients.
Homemade fajita seasoning
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. chili powder
½ tsp. cumin
½ tsp. pepper
¼ tsp. chili flakes or to taste
¼ tsp. paprika
Mix all dried herbs and spices. Store in airtight container.
1 medium onion, sliced
1 medium bell pepper, sliced
2 Tbsp. olive oil
3 ½ tsp. homemade fajita seasoning
Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add veggies and seasonings to pan. Mix well. Cook over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn heat to medium and continue to cook, stirring occasionally 10-15 minutes until onions and peppers are tender and caramelized.