Chipotle- Inspired Sweet Potato Power Bowls

  • Author: Marissa Allen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Yield: 4 Bowls
  • Category: Lunch or Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mexican


These Chipotle- Inspired Sweet Potato Power Bowls are packed with protein and tons of flavor. Customize it any way you like and don’t forget the delicious Honey Chipotle Dressing.


  • 2 Sweet Potatoes, diced
  • avocado oil (or Olive oil, coconut oil)
  • salt+pepper
  • Protein: crockpot chicken, barbacoa, pork carnitas (Optional)

Pinto Beans

  • 2 cans of Pinto Beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 C vegetable broth
  • 1/2 a yellow onion, diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • salt + pepper, to taste

Pico de Gallo (fresh or store bought)

  • 1 jalapeno diced
  • 1 roma tomato, diced
  • 1/2 a red onion, diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • salt to taste

Serve With

  • 3 C cooked brown rice
  • 1 C cheddar cheese, shredded
  • romaine lettuce, shredded
  • avocado, sliced
  • plantain chips

Honey- Chipotle Dressing

  • 3/4 C Canola Oil (or grapeseed oil; NOT olive oil)
  • 1/3 C red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 C honey
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 chipotle peppers
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • juice of 1/2 a lime


  1. Prepare your protein according to recipe.
  2. Prepare brown rice according to package.
  3. Prepare Pico de Gallo : stir together: jalapeno, tomato, red onion, limem and season with salt
  4. Chipotle Dressing: add all the ingredients for the dressing to the blender and whiz till smooth. Place in fridge.
  5. Prepare Sweet Potatoes: Drizzle oil over diced sweet potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Roast the sweet potatoes in a 425 degree oven for 20 minutes, shaking the pan at least one. They are ready when for tender and starting to brown on edges.
  6. Prepare Pinto Beans: Heat up olive oil in skillet and toss in diced onion. Sauté till translucent, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook till fragrant. Add pinto beans and vegetable oil. Turn heat down to medium. Season with cumin, chilis powder, oregano, paprika, and salt + pepper. Cook for 15 mins or till tender.
  7. Assemble bowls: A bed of lettuce, topped with beans, brown rice, cheddar cheese, roasted sweet potatoes, your protein, and drizzle with 1-2 tablespoons of dressing.
  8. Garnish with plantain chips, avocado, pico de gallo, etc.
  9. Makes about 4 Power Bowls.

Keywords: power bowl, sweet potato, vegetarian