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Sweet Potato Tex Mex Skillet


Not only is this simple, it is healthy AND delicious!
Sweet Potato Tex Mex Skillet 
Author: ifoodreal.com
* Prep Time: 10 minutes
* Cook Time: 28 minutes
* Total Time: 38 minutes
* Yield: 6 servings
Ingredients
* 1 lb sweet potatoes, cubed
* 1 small onion, chopped
* 2 large garlic cloves, minced
* 1 tbsp coconut or avocado oil
* 2 large red bell peppers, diced
* 14 oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
* 1 cup corn (frozen or canned is OK)
* 14 oz can diced tomatoes
* 1 tbsp cumin, divided
* 1/2 tbsp taco seasoning, divided
* 1 tsp salt, divided
* 1/2 lime, juice of
* 1 cup (4 oz) Tex Mex cheese, shredded
* 2 medium avocados, diced
* 2 green onions, chopped
* 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped
* Greek yogurt and salsa, for garnish (optional)
1. Preheat large deep skillet on medium heat and add coconut oil, spreading with spatula. Add sweet potatoes, 1/2 tbsp cumin, 1/2 tsp salt and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add onion, garlic, bell peppers and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add black beans and corn, cook for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Add diced tomatoes, remaining cumin and salt, black pepper, taco seasoning and stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook covered for 15 minutes or until potatoes are soft. Squeeze lime juice on top, sprinkle with cheese and broil on high for 5 minutes or until cheese turns golden. Top with avocado, green onions and cilantro. Serve hot with Greek yogurt and salsa if desired.

Heather Godfrey is on a mission to help people live their best life & feel ignited by moving their physical body, fueling it with good nutrition and developing healthy mindset habits. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Jon, who is a Doctor of Chiropractic. In 2017 they were blessed with the arrival of their sweet baby boy, Griffin. Together they own a gym, Vital Fit Club, and share the same passion of helping people feel their best through Heather’s website. She has over a decade in the fitness industry, from teaching group fitness, leading virtual wellness challenges and traveling the US as a Master Trainer to certify instructors in several fitness formats.  Heather loves sharing what she has learned through her personal and professional experiences with others to help guide them on their journey.

 

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