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Jerk-Style Sweet Potatoes

If you’ve got a Caribbean food craving, these jerk-style sweet potatoes will deliciously hit the spot as a tasty vegan side dish recipes.
If you’ve got a Caribbean food craving, these jerk-style sweet potatoes will deliciously hit the spot as a tasty vegan side dish recipes.

Jerk-Style Sweet Potatoes

Serves 4

Ingredients:

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  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
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  • 1 tablespoon or more jerk seasoning
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  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
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  • 1 onion, finely chopped
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  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
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  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained
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  • Zest and juice of 1 lime

Directions:

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and generously spray a large, rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray.
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  3. In a large bowl, toss sweet potatoes, jerk seasoning, and 2 tablespoons olive oil together. Spread onto baking sheet.
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  5. Bake sweet potatoes, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until tender.
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  7. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat and cook onion, stirring often, until soft and translucent.
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  9. Add garlic and cook, stirring often, just until fragrant. Stir in black beans, lime zest and juice.
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  11. Transfer cooked sweet potatoes to the skillet and toss to combine. Serve warm.

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