This was delicious even without the sour cream, but there's no way it should take 10-12 minutes to bake a sweet potato in the microwave on high. Mine was perfect in about 5 minutes.
Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes
For a quick and satisfying last-minute supper, it's hard to beat a sweet potato zapped in the microwave. The fragrant filling of beans and tomato adds protein, making it a nutritionally complete entree. Be sure to eat the potato skin; it's full of fiber.
44 Reviews for Black Bean-Smothered Sweet Potatoes
Everyone's taste buds are different. I saw a few people said they didn't like the flavors. I thought this was delicious, loved the flavors. Also loved the fact that it is a complete meal. Very satisfying.
I would not normally have chosen this recipe but I am following one of EW 1800-Calorie Meal Plans. I microwaved the sweet potato and instead of opening a tin of black beans I used a tin of organic Black Bean Soup. I heated the soup on the stove top and added the cumin and coriander as per the recipe. I cubed the sweet potato poured the soup over topped with a little pile of cilantro leaves, tbsp dollop of sour cream and tbsp of cheddar cheese. I did not need to add any salt (probably some in the soup). I loved this - Hubby did initially look for some meat but he cleared his plate too :)
i added some sweet onion, some corn and a little lemon juice. it really punched up the flavor. will definitely make this again.
I love this for a healthy meal that combines sweet and savory. Great comfort food that is good for you, too. Add plain Greek yogurt instead of sour cream for even more protein.