Sweet Potato-Black Bean Bowls

sweet-potato-blackbean Photo: Charles Masters


  • 4 cups packed fresh baby spinach
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, baked or microwaved until tender, halved or chopped
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, any color, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta, shredded Cheddar or grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups marinara sauce, warmed


1. Divide spinach among 4 bowls. Microwave each, uncovered, for 1 minute on high to wilt, if desired.

2. Divide sweet potatoes, beans, tomato, peppers and cheese among bowls with spinach.

3. Stir cumin and cinnamon into marinara sauce; divide among bowls or serve on the side.

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  • Yield: Serves: 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 233
Fat per serving: 4g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 9g
Carbohydrate per serving: 43g
Fiber per serving: 11g
Cholesterol per serving: 11mg
Iron per serving: 4mg
Sodium per serving: 890mg
Calcium per serving: 158mg

Good to Know

If you want an even healthier mix, use no-salt-added black beans and season lightly to taste. This will cut down on sodium!

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