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Southwest Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

These Southwest Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps are made in minutes while boasting in both flavor and nutritional benefits!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Lunch/Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: lettuce wraps, sweet potatoes
Servings: 2
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Kaylee Pauley

Ingredients

  • 5-6 large Organic Romain Hearts
  • FOR THE SWEET POTATOES
  • 2 small-medium sweet potatoes spiraled
  • extra virgin olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne optional
  • FOR AVOCADO SAUCE:
  • 1/2 large avocado mashed
  • 2 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp favorite salsa
  • SUGGESTED TOPPINGS:
  • 1/2 cup organic whole kernel corn
  • 1/2 cup organic black beans rinsed
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • crushed chili pepper

Instructions

  • Spiralize sweet potatoes, or cut them into small matchstick pieces. Grease stove top pan with a little extra virgin olive oil cooking spray, then add sweet potatoes and cook on burner over medium heat for approximately 5-7 minutes or until sweet potatoes noodles/matchsticks are tender.
  • Add seasonings (smoked paprika, chili powder, turmeric, garlic powder, cayenne) about mid way through and stir well to incorporate. You could also cook these in the oven on 400 degrees, for 1-15 minutes {or longer for crispy pieces} flipping mid-way through cook time.
  • Meanwhile, wash and prepare your lettuce leaves than pat dry with clean paper towel and set aside.
  • Rinse and drain black beans and canned corn (or prepare ahead of time if cooking on stove top). Rinse and chop tomatoes, then set all toppings aside.
  • For the avocado sauce, mix 1/2 ripe avocado with sour cream and salsa, stir well.
  • Once sweet potatoes are cooked, remove from stove top {or oven} and allow to cool a few minutes.
  • Assemble your lettuce wraps with a layer of avocado sauce, followed by cooked sweet potatoes, and favorite toppings, serve!

Notes

Nutrition info is for 1/2 recipe and is based on toppings listed. Nutrition facts will vary based on your selected toppings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 598mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 17g