This Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole is a delicious and simple, vegan and gluten free recipe that could be eaten as a side dish or as an entree!

Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole

There’s nothing I love more than a delicious slow cooked one pot meal that’s super easy to make and super healthy, which is why I’m totally obsessed with this new dish!

Vegan Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole

I combined tons of veggies with chipotle salsa for a gluten free & vegan recipe that is super scrumptious!

Gluten Free Mexican Sweet Potato Casserole

If you hadn’t noticed, I kind of have a thing for the flavor of chipotle. You’ll find it in these recipes for Chipotle Lime Chicken Fajita Skewers, Chipotle Stout Chili, Chipotle Pulled Pork Dip & Chipotle Honey Glazed Salmon Tacos, just to name a few!

I thought it was about time I added a vegetarian (and vegan!) recipe to my ongoing list of chipotle flavored recipes, which is what I bring you today!

Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients

Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients

  • ½ cup red onion (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 jalapeno (diced)
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes (diced)
  • 1 can (15 oz) corn kernels (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 can (15 oz) diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans (drained & rinsed)
  • 1 jar (16 oz) chipotle salsa
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro

Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole Instructions

Preheat the oven to 350°F or set a crock pot on low.*

*This recipe can be made in the oven or in the crock pot!

Add the onion, garlic, jalapeno, sweet potatoes, corn, diced tomatoes and black beans to a large bowl.

Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Add the Que Pasa Chipotle Salsa and toss everything together.

Place in an oven-safe baking dish or in the crock pot.

You can actually add all of the ingredients straight to the baking dish or crock pot, I simply tossed everything together in a bowl to make the pictures prettier 😉

Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Add the cumin and pour the vegetable broth over the dish.

Cover with foil and place in the oven to bake for 1 hour & 30 minutes, or cook on low in the crock pot for 4-6 hours.

Before serving the casserole, place the avocado, lime juice and cilantro in a blender or food processor and puree.

Drizzle the avocado sauce over the top of the casserole.

Gluten Free Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole

I served mine over cilantro lime rice. You could also serve it over quinoa, cilantro lime cauliflower rice, wrap it up in a tortilla, or simply serve it by itself. No matter how you serve it, you’re going to love it!

Mexican Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole

Excuse me while I run to the kitchen to dig into the leftovers for lunch!

Slow Cooked Mexican Sweet Potato Casserole

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Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole

This Mexican Chipotle Sweet Potato Casserole is a delicious and simple, vegan and gluten free recipe that could be eaten as a side dish or as an entree!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup red onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, diced
  • 15 oz can corn kernels, drained & rinsed
  • 15 oz can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 16 oz chipotle salsa
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 avocados
  • ¼ cup lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 2 tbsp fresh cilantro

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F or set a crock pot on low.
  • Add the onion, garlic, jalapeno, sweet potatoes, corn, diced tomatoes and black beans to a large bowl.
  • Add the chipotle salsa and toss everything together.
  • Place in an oven-safe baking dish or in the crock pot.
  • Add the cumin and pour the vegetable broth over the dish.
  • Cover with foil and place in the oven to bake for 1 hour & 30 minutes, or cook on low in the crock pot for 4-6 hours.
  • Before serving the casserole, place the avocado, lime juice and cilantro in a blender or food processor and puree.
  • Drizzle the avocado sauce over the casserole.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 313kcal (16%)Carbohydrates 50g (17%)Protein 10g (20%)Fat 11g (17%)Saturated Fat 1g (5%)Sodium 1131mg (47%)Potassium 1182mg (34%)Fiber 14g (56%)Sugar 10g (11%)Vitamin A 6985mg (140%)Vitamin C 26.1mg (32%)Calcium 103mg (10%)Iron 3.6mg (20%)
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