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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
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