Sweet Potato Tacos

Created exclusively for NC SweetPotato Commission by
Paco’s Tacos and Tequila
Charlotte, NC


Sweet Potato Tacos

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle puree
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • Three house made tortillas
  • 1/3 cup queso fresco
  • ¼ cup Mexican crema
  • Sprinkle of fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Peel and dice the sweet potato
  2. Toss diced sweet potatoes with chipotle puree, salt and pepper
  3. slow roast sweet potatoes at 350 degrees for 20-30 min or until tender (not mushy, you still want some structure to the sweet potato).
  4. Heat tortillas and assemble tacos
    1. To assemble top with 1/3 of the shredded cabbage, sweet potato, use a squeeze bottle to evenly distribute the crema, sprinkle with queso fresco and top with fresh cilantro.

Recipe analyzed for 3 servings using corn tortillas