Southwestern Sweet Potato Rounds

  • Author: Julia // A Cedar Spoon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Appetizer


Southwestern Sweet Potato Rounds are a healthy appetizer option with the flavors of the Southwest topped on warm sweet potato chips.



  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (more for garnish)
  • 1 jalapeno, membranes and seeds removed, chopped
  • Cheese for topping (sharp and pepper jack)
  • Sour cream for topping


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Slice the sweet potato into 1/4 inch thick rounds and place on an oiled backing sheet.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes until tender and browned on the bottom.
  4. In medium saucepan over medium high heat bring 1 cup water, black beans, lime juice and tomatoes to a boil. Add red pepper, garlic powder and salt and simmer for 15 minutes stirring occasionally. Add cilantro and jalapeno continue to cook 5 minutes.
  5. Remove sweet potato rounds from the oven and put on a serving plate. Top with the black bean mixture, cheese, sour cream and cilantro.
  6. Serve warm.