Sweet Potatoes and Black Beans

Looking for a delicious dinner tonight? Then check out this tasty sweet potatoes and black beans recipe that's ready in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

3
sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 3/4-inch cubes (3 cups)
3/4
cup orange juice
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, apple pie spice or ground cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon ground cumin
1
can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1
cup cooked rice

  • 1 Place sweet potatoes in 2-quart saucepan; add enough water just to cover. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until tender; drain and set aside in a bowl.
  • 2 Mix orange juice, cornstarch, pie spice and cumin in same saucepan. Heat to boiling. Boil about 1 minute, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • 3 Stir in sweet potatoes, beans and rice. Cook about 2 minutes or until hot.

Expert Tips

The tantalizing aromas from this black-and-orange stovetop dish will entice the whole family into the kitchen. Round out dinner with a salad topped with avocado and sliced tropical fruit.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.