Sweet Potato Tacos with Cilantro Sauce - 1 Guiding Stars
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Mix up your taco night with flavors from around the world. Miso and maple glaze a fall favorite: sweet potatoes. Cilantro and basil balance the sweet glaze with a fresh, green taste.


Sweet Potato Filling:

  • 2 Tbsp. miso paste
  • 2 Tbsp. maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled and chopped into small cubes
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil

Cilantro Sauce:

  • ½ cup unsweetened, light coconut milk
  • ¼ cup cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup basil leaves
  • 1 scallion, chopped
  • ¼ cup toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tsp. Sriracha hot sauce


  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • ½ cup sprouts
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • ¼ cup scallions, chopped
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted


  1. Heat oven to 400ºF.
  2. Whisk the miso paste, maple syrup and vinegar together in a small bowl.
  3. Spread sweet potatoes and onions in a single layer on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and then brush the glaze over the vegetables. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. In a food processor, pulse all sauce ingredients together until just combined.
  5. Serve on warm corn tortillas, evenly distributing fixings and sauce between tacos.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 460; Total Fat 22g (28% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 5g (25% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 355mg (15% DV); Total Carbohydrate 59g (21% DV); Dietary Fiber 11.5g (43% DV); Total Sugars 13g; Includes 6g Added Sugars (12% DV); Protein 12g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 10% DV; Iron 20% DV; Potassium 15% DV; Copper 70% DV; Manganese 70% DV; Vitamin A 50% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/sweet-potato-tacos-with-cilantro-sauce/
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