Irish-Style Sweet Potato Nachos Recipe

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Diane January 6, 2021

How To Make Irish-Style Sweet Potato Nachos

You won’t get enough of these delicious Irish-style baked sweet potato topped with tasty nacho toppings, cheese, peppers, and more, to be served with salsa!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Potatoes:

  • cooking spray
  • 4mediumsweet potatoes,(about 7 oz each) skin-on
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • tsppaprika
  • pinchcayenne pepper
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • coarse salt and fresh cracked pepper

For Topping:

  • ½bell pepper,sliced thin
  • cupsharp cheddar cheese,shredded, such as Cabot
  • ½cupPepper Jack light cheese
  • 1medium scallion,chopped
  • pickled jalapeno slices
  • 4tbsptomato,diced small
  • 1tbspcilantro,chopped
  • black olives,sliced, optional
  • salsa,for dipping

Instructions

  1. Heat the oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly spray a baking sheet with oil.

  2. Cut the sweet potatoes in half, then place the cut side down on a cutting board and carefully cut each half into 3 equal-sized wedges. This will give you 24 wedges total.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the potatoes and oil. Toss well.

  4. Season with paprika, cayenne, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Toss to coat.

  5. Place the potatoes in a single layer on the baking sheets and bake in the center of the oven, uncovered for about 9 to 10 minutes on each side.

  6. Remove from the oven and place the fries into four small oven-safe dishes (or one large dish for sharing).

  7. Top with bell peppers, cheddar, and Jack cheese, and return to the oven for about 2 minutes, or until the cheese melts.

  8. Finish with scallions, jalapeño, tomato, cilantro, and black olives. Serve with salsa on the side.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 287.80kcal
  • Fat: 14.99g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.98g
  • Trans Fat: 0.32g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.00g
  • Fiber: 4.94g
  • Sugar: 6.58g
  • Protein: 9.27g
  • Cholesterol: 28.05mg
  • Sodium: 450.83mg
  • Calcium: 234.74mg
  • Potassium: 560.70mg
  • Iron: 1.29mg
  • Vitamin A: 1045.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.18mg
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