Sweet Potato, Kale & Black Bean Fajitas

Source: Cultivating Sustainability by Kim

I stumbled across this site and am so glad I did.  This recipe was so tasty, it is definitely going to be made again.  (It also makes great leftovers.)

I’m going to check out her other recipes that are posted as I’m sure I’ll find more great ones.

Serves about 6. (It really depends on how much filling you add to tortilla).

3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/4 inch cubes
2 red bell peppers, diced
1 large red onion, diced
10 cloves garlic, minced, divided (I used 5)
1 large bunch of kale, rinsed and roughly chopped
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tsp ground cumin, divided
1 tsp ancho chili powder
Freshly ground salt and pepper
8 tortillas
Cheddar cheese, shredded
Sour Cream

In a large pot, heat 2 Tbsp oil over medium-high heat. Saute onion and 6 cloves of garlic, minced until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes and peppers. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Stir in spices (1.5 tsp cumin and 1 tsp chili powder). Turn heat to medium and saute for another 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sweet potatoes are cooked through and tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Meanwhile, heat 1 Tbsp oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saute garlic for 1 minute or less until just turning brown. Quickly add black beans and then kale (dripping with water from when you rinsed it). Stir once and cover and cook for 2 minutes. Stir and cook until kale is tender and cooked down. Add 1/2 tsp cumin. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Heat tortillas in a toaster oven. Top each tortilla with about 1/4 cup kale mixture, followed by 1/4 cup sweet potato mixture, guacamole, sour cream and cheddar cheese.



  1. kim said

    Glad you loved the recipe! I’m trying to learn more about slow cooking recipes…and excited to see that you have a few. Looking forward to exploring them!

    • Carolyn Yalin said

      Hope you find some you like.

  2. Oh wow, those sounds fantastic! Thanks!

  3. Carolyn Yalin said

    They are great and make wonderful leftovers!

  4. […] great friends and just relax. It was a great opportunity to try out a new recipe from my friend at Tried and Tasted Recipes and it was absolutely delicious! I will be making this again and again. It makes quite a bit, as we […]

  5. I made these and they are wonderful! I highly recommend them–thanks for sharing!

    • Carolyn Yalin said

      You should check out some of her other recipes, a lot of them are on my to-make list.

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