Baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans

Baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This recipe for baked sweet potatoes with smoky beans makes for a great easy veggie meal for two. Plus, it's under 500 calories - perfect for midweek



  • sweet potatoes 2 large
  • onion 1 small, finely chopped
  • olive oil
  • red wine vinegar 2 tsp
  • smoked paprika ½ tsp, plus a pinch
  • chopped tomatoes 200g tin
  • mixed beans in water 400g tin, drained and rinsed
  • soured cream 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Cook the sweet potatoes in a 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 oven for 45 minutes – 1 hour until tender (or microwave them for speed).

  • Step 2

    Cook the onions in 1 tbsp of olive oil until soft, then stir in the vinegar, paprika and tomatoes and simmer until thickened. Add the beans, simmer for 5 minutes. Season.

  • Step 3

    Split the potatoes, mash the insides, then divide the beans between them. Add some soured cream and a pinch more of paprika.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 429
  • Carbs 60.2g
  • Protein 7.2g
  • Fat 14.7g
  • Sugars 34.7g
  • Salt 0.6g
  • Saturates 6.2g
  • Fibre 13.4g