Loaded Taco Fries: sweet potato fries topped with a beef & vegetable mince, avocado, and cherry tomatoes. Super easy to make and ready in 45 minutes, this meal will become a regular in your household.
These fries are a simpler version of my baked garlic butter sweet potato fries topped with my beef & vegetable mince, plus some sliced avocado and cherry tomatoes. If you are a fan of loaded fries recipes, then make sure you check out this loaded sweet potato fries which is topped with bacon, guacamole and cherry tomatoes.
Simple, Easy to Make Recipe – does not take long to make and is a perfect weeknight meal.
Easily Swap the Veggies – You can change up the vegetables really easily too, so it makes a great meal to serve to your kids so that they get their veggie intake for the day. Zucchini, spinach, celery, and capsicum would work really well too!
Gluten & Dairy Free – suitable for people with gluten and dairy/lactose intolerances.
INGREDIENTS YOU NEED
- Sweet potato
- Grass fed/organic beef mince
- Brown onion
- Olive oil
- Tomato paste
- Seasonings – Cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper
OTHER INGREDIENTS YOU COULD ADD
You can easily add other ingredients to this recipe to change it up to suit your tastes and/or dietary preference.
You could add or substitute the vegetables with capsicum, zucchini, celery
This recipe does not include cheese, but you can always add it or use lactose-free or plant-based cheese options depending on what your dietary preferences are.
You could add a dollop of sour cream or greek yoghurt at the end or use a lactose free or plant based option depending on your dietary preferences.
HOW TO MAKE
First off, you need to bake the sweet potato in the oven, which would take approximately 35 minutes.
While the sweet potato is cooking, you cook up the beef and vegetable mince and slice the avocado and cherry tomatoes.
Once the sweet potato fries are ready, then you are ready to serve it up.
This recipe works well as leftovers, just make sure you store your avocado and tomato separately to the mince and fries, so you can easily reheat them.
Absolutely, you can easily swap the vegetables or add more vegetables to the mince. Celery, capsicum, zucchini, spinach would also work well.
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Loaded Taco Fries
- 2 sweet potatoes large sized, sliced into long fry shapes
- 3 tablespoons olive oil you could also use coconut oil
- 1.1 lbs mince organic/grass fed beef
- 1 brown onion small, chopped
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 1 carrot small, shredded
- 4 mushrooms sliced thinly
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- ½ tsp chilli powder add more if you like it hotter
- Sea salt
- 1 avocado sliced
- 12 cherry tomatoes halved
- Preheat - Preheat oven to 220 C | 430 F
- Cook Fries - Place the sweet potato on 1-2 lined baking trays in a single layer. Drizzle with 2 tablespoons oil and a couple pinches of sea salt. Cook for 35 minutes.
- Cook Mince - While the sweet potato fries are baking, add 1 tablespoon oil to medium saucepan om medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until soft, approximately 3-4 minutes. Add the mince and crumble with a fork or wooden spoon until there are no clumps remaining. Add the tomato paste, cumin, paprika chili powder and season with the sea salt and pepper. Cook until the mince has browned approximately 10 minutes. Then, add the carrot and mushrooms and reduce the heat to low low and cook for a further 5 minutes.
- Serve - place the sweet potato fries in a bowl or on a plate, then top with the mince, then the avocado and cherry tomatoes.