Sweet Potato Veggie Tacos with “Purple Cheezy Guac”

This is the 3rd batch of sweet potato & bean taco filling that I’ve made in the last couple of weeks, this time creating a huge batch so a bunch can get frozen for later.

Just throw some filling & sauce in a tortilla with a bit of shredded lettuce and you’re good to go!

Sweet Potato Veggie Tacos with "Purple Cheezy Guac"
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**Please note: this was a HUGE batch of filling I made, do about 1/4 of this unless you're looking to feed a group or freeze a bunch like I was. Also, I made this for someone who is allergic to Onion & Paprika; both of these things would go very well in the dish. I'd dice two red onions and add a tablespoon of smoked paprika.**
Servings Prep Time
2 Gallons of Taco Filling 2 Hours
Cook Time
1.5 Hours
Servings Prep Time
2 Gallons of Taco Filling 2 Hours
Cook Time
1.5 Hours
Sweet Potato Veggie Tacos with "Purple Cheezy Guac"
Print Recipe
**Please note: this was a HUGE batch of filling I made, do about 1/4 of this unless you're looking to feed a group or freeze a bunch like I was. Also, I made this for someone who is allergic to Onion & Paprika; both of these things would go very well in the dish. I'd dice two red onions and add a tablespoon of smoked paprika.**
Servings Prep Time
2 Gallons of Taco Filling 2 Hours
Cook Time
1.5 Hours
Servings Prep Time
2 Gallons of Taco Filling 2 Hours
Cook Time
1.5 Hours
Ingredients
Taco Filling
"Purple Cheezy Guac"
Servings: Gallons of Taco Filling
Instructions
Filling
  1. Chop your kale stems into small (1-3mm thick) circles. Fry them with coconut (or avocado/peanut) oil until they are brown and crispy.
  2. Dice your sweet potatoes & carrots. Sauté them in coconut oil until the potatoes are soft inside.
  3. Chop tomatoes, mustard greens, bell peppers, and broccolini. I just try to keep everything under 1/2 inch.
  4. Mix everything together in a 3-5 gallon pot and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring every couple of minutes.
"Cheezy Guac" Topping
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, blend until smooth. If you're having any trouble blending, add a bit of water.
  2. **If you have a powerful blender (Ninja, Vitamix, etc), you can add the pit from your avocados for a health boost. I just cut them into quarters before tossing them in.

Veggie Enchiladas

This is one of my favorite dishes, and as with everything that I cook, it’s totally different each time. The most important parts, for me, are the sweet potato, onion, garlic, and a spice-set that includes cumin, coriander, paprika, and cayenne. This particular recipe is from November of 2015, and was created as part of an exchange I was doing for yoga classes in Portland, Oregon. Usually the sauce is tomato-based (or tomatillo), but this time I wanted to go with something creamier, with a bit of a cheesy taste to it. The cashews & macadamias give the cheesy taste, as well as quite a bit of extra protein. If you want to go a little cheaper, replace those with sunflower seeds, it won’t be quite as rich, but the flavor will be similar.

Veggie Enchiladas
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Servings Prep Time
8 15 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 15 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Veggie Enchiladas
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Servings Prep Time
8 15 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 15 Minutes
Cook Time
45 Minutes
Ingredients
Sauce
Filling
The Base
Servings:
Instructions
Filling
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Cube parsnips & sweet potato, combine in a oiled roasting pan.
  3. Lay pumpkin seeds in one layer on oiled cookie sheet, sprinkle lightly with salt.
  4. Roast both pans, stirring each 1-2 times a. Parsnip & Sweet Potato: 20-40 minutes depending on texture wanted b. Pumpkin Seeds: ~10 minutes
  5. Dice your onion, garlic, carrots, cilantro, and green onions. Combine these, and the rest of the filling ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well.
Sauce
  1. (While things are roasting) Combine all of your ingredients in a blender or food processor, and blend to a smooth consistency, added water as needed to accomplish this.
Assembly
  1. Bring the oven to 300 degrees
  2. Lightly oil the bottom of a large roasting pan and assemble like so (bottom – up): Tortillas, Filling, tortillas, filling, sauce.
  3. Cover pan with tin foil and bake for 15-25 minutes, to marry flavors and bring everything to a uniform temperature.