Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos

By Rena |

These Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos are packed with goodness and so delicious. Your favorite snack time recipe is now made healthier with fewer ingredients and using roasted sweet potatoes instead of corn chips.  

vegan nachos on a plate

Nachos made healthy with this Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos recipe. They are easy to make and so delicious. You could add some other simple ingredients like black beans and corn. Furthermore, if you aren’t vegan, you can add some fat-free shredded cheddar cheese and pop back in the oven for a few minutes!

IF you’re after other vegan recipes, why not also try my Easy Vegan Mac and Cheese or my Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Wedges!

why you’ll love these vegan sweet potato nachos

  • Great for parties. Whip up a big batch for game day, movie night, dinner parties, or just for you, these loaded vegan nachos are a real crowd pleaser!
  • Crunchy delicious. Perfectly crisp sweet potato nachos, topped with creamy avocados, bright tomatoes, and spicy jalapenos – crunchy, savory, fresh, and addictively good.
  • Easy to make. With little prep, this comes together in less than 30 mins pantry to table.
  • Versatile. Have these vegan nachos as a snack, side, or main!
  • Healthy. Sweet potato chips instead of processed tortilla chips, topped with veggies – high in fiber.

 

ingredients you’ll need

  • Sweet Potato
  • Olive Oil
  • Veggies: Roma Tomatoes, onion. avocado and jalapeno.
  • Lime Juice: Freshly squeezed is best,
  • Cilantro
  • Salt: To taste.

 

How to make these vegan sweet potato nachos

  • Make your nachos. Cut the sweet potato into chips and toss in olive oil. Place the chips on the baking sheet in an even layer and sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake. In a preheated oven, on a baking sheet with parchment paper, bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Make your toppings. place the chopped tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and avocado into a bowl. Add in the lime and salt to taste and stir until combined.
  • Assemble. Place the chips on a plate and top with tomato mixture

 

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recipe notes and tips

  • Slice the sweet potatoes very thinly using either a sharp knife or mandolin.
  • Take care not to overcrowd the baking tray with the sweet potatoes, to make sure they all cook evenly.
  • To make less spicy you can omit or deseed the jalapenos.
  • For a sweet and savory flavor add little ground cinnamon and sprinkle that over the sweet potatoes – delicious!

faq’s

What toppings are good on nachos?

Let’s talk about the different toppings that can be added to nachos. Other ingredients you can add to your nacho recipe would be black beans, guacamole, sour cream, corn, and shredded cheddar cheese. Also, this Vegan Sweet Potato Nacho recipe doesn’t have any cheese or sour cream to keep it vegan-friendly. You could add some vegan cheese and place it back in the oven for a few more minutes.

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Are Nachos Bad for you?

Depending on how you make them, they can be bad for you. The traditional nacho recipe is made with fried tortilla chips and loaded with cheese. So, you can now recreate nachos to be healthier using healthier ingredients. Swap the fried tortilla with sweet potatoes and make this Vegan sweet potato nachos recipe to enjoy as a snack without the guilt.

are sweet potatoes good for you?

Sweet potatoes are the perfect swap for tortilla chips, they crisp up nicely and hold their structure when scooping up all those delicious toppings.

Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They’re also high in antioxidants, promoting the growth of good gut bacteria and contribute to a healthy gut.

Sweet potatoes are also an excellent source of beta-carotene, which can be converted to vitamin A, to help support your immune system.

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vegan sweet potato nachos

Vegan Sweet Potato Nachos

Easy to put together and a healthier take on the traditional nacho recipe!
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 391kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 Large Sweet Potato
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3 small Roma Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 Onion chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Chopped Cilantro
  • 1 Small Avocado chopped
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • Salt to taste
  • Jalapeno optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 F and prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut the sweet potato into chips and toss in olive oil. Place the chips on the baking sheet in an even layer and sprinkle with salt
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, place the chopped tomatoes, onion, cilantro, and avocado into a bowl. Add in the lime and salt to taste and stir until combined.
  • Place the chips on a plate and top with tomato mixture

Notes

  • Slice the sweet potatoes very thinly using either a sharp knife or mandolin.
  • Take care not to overcrowd the baking tray with the sweet potatoes, to make sure they all cook evenly.
  • To make less spicy you can omit or deseed the jalapenos.
  • For a sweet and savory flavor add little ground cinnamon and sprinkle that over the sweet potatoes - delicious!

Nutrition

Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 1300mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 25065IU | Vitamin C: 27.9mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1.8mg
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