Chef AJ’s Sweet Potato Nachos

Chef AJ’s Sweet Potato Nachos are the perfect snack to share with friends and family. This plant-based recipe teaches you how to make delicious chips out of fresh sweet potatoes, which are then loaded up with your favorite toppings like lettuce, tomato, onion, corn, cilantro, beans, and salsa. You will love this fresh, healthful take on the Mexican/Southwestern culinary classic.


  • 2 sweet potatoes, sliced
  • 1 cup non-fat refried beans
  • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
  • 1/2 cup corn, roasted
  • 1/2 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup olives, chopped
  • PREP TIME 15
  • COOK TIME 30
  • Serves 2


  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  2. Cut sweet potatoes into uniform slices, approximately 1/4-inch thick.
  3. Place slices on nonstick baking sheet. Sprinkle with smoked paprika.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, flip over and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes until done. These are the “chip” part of your nachos.
  5. In a pan, heat refried beans until warm.
  6. Place chips on a plate and layer ingredients in order: sweet potato, refried beans, lettuce, corn, tomato, cilantro, salsa, onion, and olives.
  7. As an alternative, each item can be placed in separate bowls to create a nacho bar.