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Healthy Sweet Potato Rice

Looking to learn how to make healthy homemade sweet potato rice? Our quick & easy recipe is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free and nut-free.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Sweet Potato Rice
Servings: 6
Calories: 284kcal


  • Non-stick pan
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Spiralizer
  • French knife
  • mixing bowl


  • 1.5 lbs Sweet potato Peeled
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup Canned black beans
  • 1 cup Canned corn
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Red onion minced
  • 1 cup Sweet Bell Pepper minced
  • 1 cup Cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup Sour cream


  • Place peeled sweet potato in spirzalizer at medium thickness setting and spin into ribbons.
  • Wish a French knife, chop spiralized sweet potatoes into small segments the size of rice.
  • In a large non-stick pan over medium high heat add oil and sweet potato rice. Stir continuously for 20 minutes until the sweet potato has started to brown.
  • Add black beans, corn, cilantro, red onion, sweet pepper, cumin, lemon juice and broth. Stir until incorporated and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add cherry tomatoes and cook for one minute.
  • Serve Mexican Sweet Potato Rice topped with dollop of sour cream and garnish with chopped cilantro.


Calories: 284kcal | Carbohydrates: 52.8g | Protein: 11.5g | Fat: 4.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.7g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 1259mg | Fiber: 10.3g | Sugar: 11.4g | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 7mg