Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos with Brussels Sprout Slaw

These Sweet Potato Tacos with Brussels Sprouts Slaw are perfect for fall, and they’re a filling and delicious vegetarian meal, too!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keywords easy, vegetarian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 330 kcal


For the sweet potatoes:

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper

For the slaw:

  • 1 cup shredded Brussels sprouts
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste

For the tacos:

  • Corn tortillas
  • 15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large avocado, seed removed and sliced
  • Creamy cilantro lime dressing
  • Crumbled Queso fresco
  • Pepitas


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Place the sweet potatoes on a large baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and toss.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the chili powder, salt, cumin, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and black pepper. Sprinkle the seasonings over the sweet potatoes and toss until potatoes are well coated. Place the pan in the oven and roast for 25 to 30 minutes, stirring once, or until potatoes are tender.

  3. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, make the slaw. In a medium bowl, combine the shredded Brussels sprouts, shredded cabbage, green onion, cilantro, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper. Toss well.
  4. To assemble the tacos, top corn tortillas with the roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, slaw, avocado, a drizzle of creamy cilantro lime dressing, a sprinkle of queso fresco, and pepitas. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Roasted Sweet Potato Tacos with Brussels Sprout Slaw
Amount Per Serving
Calories 330 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 646mg27%
Potassium 1000mg29%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 16g64%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 10182IU204%
Vitamin C 39mg47%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.