Sweet Potato Toast with Black Beans and Spinach

Sweet potato toast with black beans and spinach

Recipe courtesy of culinary expert and healthy living blogger Jessica Fishman Levinson, R.D., of Nutritioulicious.

Sweet Potato Toast with Black Beans and Spinach

  • Serves: 1
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  • 1/2 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon seeded chopped jalapeno
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • A quarter of a lime
  • 1 slice bread
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • Grated gruyere cheese


  1. Into mashed sweet potatoes, add 1 tablespoon cilantro, 1 tablespoon seeded chopped jalapeno, 1 teaspoon cumin, and the juice from a quarter of a lime.
  2. Spread onto bread.
  3. Brown 1 tablespoon chopped onions in 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium heat.
  4. Add 1/4 cup black beans, 1/2 cup baby spinach and 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, and sauté until spinach wilts.
  5. Spoon on top of sweet potatoes, top with grated gruyere cheese and broil until cheese melts and bread toasts, about 5 minutes.