These roasted chickpea tacos have cubes of sweet potato and are generously spiced with homemade taco seasoning and chipotle powder. Drizzled with a simple chipotle yogurt sauce, they make for one satisfying dinner!
Today I’m sharing an ultra-simple roasted sweet potato and chickpea taco recipe.
They’re so easy to whip up, you could honestly have for a quick lunch. Now, wouldn’t that put a little pep in your step? Food always does that to me, LOL.
Why These Chickpea Tacos Are Great!
- Including the chipotle sauce, they’re made with only 10 ingredients!
- They’re on the table in well under 30 minutes.
- They can be customized to taste with toppings.
- Made with humble ingredients, they’re pretty budget-friendly.
- They taste incredible!
How They’re Made
Basically, to make these sweet potato chickpea tacos, simply combine your chickpeas with diced sweet potato, oil, homemade taco seasoning and chipotle powder.
Then, it’s just a matter of roasting for a little bit until the sweet potato is tender.
And, if ya feel like it, have a little taste test when everything is nice and roasted.
Then, assemble onto tortillas and garnish to taste! Nothing to it!
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Can I Omit The Sweet Potato?
If you want to use all chickpeas, simply use two cans of chickpeas instead of one.
Yummy Garnish Options
- Shredded green or red cabbage
- Shredded iceberg lettuce
- Sliced red onion or pickled onion
- Avocado or guacamole
- Diced or sliced tomato
- Corn (canned, frozen or fresh)
- Sliced jalapeno pepper
- Hot sauce
- Sour cream
- Crumbled feta or queso fresco
- Shredded cheddar cheese
- Squeeze of fresh lime juice (a must, if you ask me!)
More Tips and Variations
Chipotles in adobo sauce can vary in spice level from tin to tin and brand to brand. Add as little (or as much) as you like to your chipotle yogurt sauce. Remember, it’s easier to add than take away.
Speaking of sauce, this avocado cilantro lime crema (that I used on a black bean sweet potato soup) would be a lovely topping as well.
No salt was added here because the taco seasoning has salt. If you want to add some to taste, go right ahead. Or, if you use a ‘no salt added’ taco seasoning you may want to add some to taste.
Use flour or corn tortillas here, whatever you enjoy best!
Enjoy lettuce wraps? Try this taco mix on leaves of Boston lettuce (so yummy too).
Hope you love these chipotle chickpea tacos as much as we do!
If you’re looking to have a cocktail with these tacos, this pomegranate margarita (from Dishes Delish) would be a great accompaniment!
Did you make these chickpea tacos? That’s awesome! Love it if you leave a comment below.
Chickpea Tacos (with chipotle yogurt sauce)
Chickpea Sweet Potato Tacos
- 19 ounce can of unsalted (or no salt added) chickpeas , rinsed, drained and patted dry (about a 540 millilitre can or 2 cups)
- 1 sweet potato , cleaned, peeled, cut into small cubes and patted dry (about 2 cups)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 to 1.5 tablespoons taco seasoning
- 1 teaspoon chipotle powder
- 8 flour tortillas (about 7 to 8 inches in diameter each. Warmed per package instructions.)
Chipote Yogurt Sauce
- ½ cup Greek yogurt (or regular or coconut yogurt)
- 2 to 3 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice (from about ½ of a lime)
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 2 to 3 tablespoons milk (dairy or non dairy) (to thin sauce)
Chickpea Sweet Potato Tacos
- Preheat oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit.
- After you've rinsed, drained and patted dry your chickpeas and cleaned, peeled, cut and dried your sweet potato cubes, combine all ingredients together in a bowl (with oil, taco seasoning and chipotle powder), tossing to coat.
- Spread out into an even layer onto a sheet pan on bake for about 15 minutes or so, turning once. You're basically looking for things to heat through and the sweet potato to soften.
- Serve immediately on flour tortillas and garnish, if desired (garnish options listed in body of post above), and drizzle with chipotle yogurt sauce.
Chipotle Yogurt Sauce
- Combine all ingredients together in a small food processor (except milk), cover and blitz until smooth. Add a small amount of milk at a time to thin sauce, if desired (start with 1 tablespoon and add as necessary). Serve over tacos.
- Chipotles in adobo sauce can vary in spice level from tin to tin and brand to brand. Add as little (or as much) as you like to your chipotle yogurt sauce. Remember, it’s easier to add than take away.
- No salt was added here because the taco seasoning has salt. If you want to add some to taste, go right ahead. Or, if you use a ‘no salt added’ taco seasoning you may want to add some to taste.
Nutrition (ESTIMATE ONLY)
Nutrition estimate (if provided) is based on 1 Serving.
Nutrition information (if provided) is provided as a courtesy and should be considered an estimate only. Ingredients can vary and Girl Heart Food makes no guarantees to the accuracy of this information. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
A note on times provided: appliances vary, any prep and/or cook times provided are guidelines only.