Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon
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Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon

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Why choose between guacamole and salsa when you could have both? Roasted sweet potatoes with a light coating of spices work as the base for a pile of guacamole and salsa with just a little bacon on top – no tortilla chips necessary.

Recipe from Paleo Leap

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Sweet Potato Bites with Guacamole and Bacon
Nutrition Info Print Recipe
  • Prep: 20 m
  • Cook: 24 m
  • Total: 44 m
  • Servings:


  • 2 sweet potatoes scrubbed clean but not peeled, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz bacon cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup salsa fresh
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • cilantro fresh, minced
  • salt
  • pepper
Guacamole Ingredients
  • 2 medium avocados peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, fresh
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Roma tomatoes diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced


  1. Preheat your oven to 450 F.
  2. In a bowl, mash the two avocados until smooth. Add all the remaining ingredients for the guacamole. Stir until well combined, cover, and refrigerate.
  3. Place sliced sweet potatoes in a bowl and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with chili powder, paprika, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste, and toss until well coated.
  4. Place the sliced sweet potatoes on a baking sheet and cook in the oven for 10 to 12 minutes on each side.
  5. Top each sweet potato slice with guacamole, fresh salsa, bacon bits, and fresh cilantro.
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