fbpx

Featured

Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon

By Jason Fung, MD

Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon

Why choose between guacamole and salsa when you could have both? Roasted sweet potatoes with a light coating of spices work as the base for a pile of guacamole and salsa with just a little bacon on top – no tortilla chips necessary. Recipe from Paleo Leap
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 24 mins
Total Time 44 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 472 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 sweet potatoes scrubbed clean but not peeled, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup salsa fresh
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • cilantro fresh, minced
  • salt
  • pepper

Guacamole Ingredients

  • 2 medium avocados peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, fresh
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 450 F.
  • In a bowl, mash the two avocados until smooth. Add all the remaining ingredients for the guacamole. Stir until well combined, cover, and refrigerate.
  • Place sliced sweet potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste, and toss until well coated.
  • Place the sliced sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes on each side.
  • Top each sweet potato slice with guacamole, fresh salsa, bacon bits, and fresh cilantro.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon
Amount per Serving
Calories
472
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
33
g
51
%
Saturated Fat
 
7
g
44
%
Cholesterol
 
19
mg
6
%
Sodium
 
729
mg
32
%
Potassium
 
1207
mg
34
%
Carbohydrates
 
39
g
13
%
Fiber
 
12
g
50
%
Sugar
 
9
g
10
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
17060
IU
341
%
Vitamin C
 
19
mg
23
%
Calcium
 
68
mg
7
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Side Dishes
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

Share this article with a friend

More articles you might enjoy…

MORE BLOGS