Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes


Easiness: **
Greenness: vegan

Ingredients:
2 medium sweet potatoes
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed
1 medium tomato, diced
2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (can be omitted)
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander (can be omitted)
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (can be omitted)
Optional 2 tablespoons sour cream

1. Prick sweet potatoes with a fork in several places. Microwave on High until tender all the way to the center, 12 to 15 minutes. (Alternatively, place in a baking dish and bake at 425ºF until tender all the way to the center, about 1 hour.)
2. Meanwhile, combine beans, tomato, oil, cumin, coriander and salt in a medium microwave-safe bowl; microwave on High until just heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. (Alternatively, heat in a small saucepan over medium heat.)
3. When just cool enough to handle, slash each sweet potato lengthwise, press open to make a well in the center and spoon the bean mixture into the well. Top each with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of cilantro.

Recipe from: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/black_bean_sweet_potatoes.html

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