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Easy Lentil Sweet Potato Taco Bowl | Lemons and Basil
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Easy Lentil Sweet Potato Taco Bowl

This Easy Lentil Sweet Potato Taco Bowl comes together in about 30 minutes and is the perfect balance of light and hearty!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: lentils, sweet potatoes, taco bowl
Servings: 2
Calories: 457kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley


  • 1 can Simple Truth Organic Lentils {rinsed and drained}
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes cubed {+ black pepper, chili powder, turmeric, and smoked paprika}
  • 1/2 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground chipotle pepper
  • 2 tbsp favorite salsa
  • 2 cups organic romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomates quartered
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese {dairy free if necessary}
  • Optional Toppings: favorite salsa sour cream {dairy-free if necessary}


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and spread cubed sweet potatoes into single layer. Lightly sprinkle with black pepper, chili powder, turmeric, and smoked paprika, toss to coat. Bake 10 minutes, stir and bake another 10-15 minutes or until cooked.
  • Meanwhile, add rinsed and drained lentils to saute pan with all listed seasonings {chili powder cumin, sea salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and chipotle pepper} and salsa, cook 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Stirring occasionally.
  • Once lentils are warm, taste to check seasonings and add more to your preference.
  • Once sweet potatoes and lentils have cooked, chop romaine lettuce and begin to assemble bowls. Begin by adding a layer of lettuce to the bottom of each bowl, then add half roasted sweet potatoes, half seasoned lentils, and top with cheese, sour cream, avocado and tomatoes.


Nutrition info does not include optional toppings.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 417mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 11g