Black Bean & Salsa Baked Potato

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This is a super easy recipe for those on the go or just needing a quick meal. I like to bake several potatoes at the beginning of the week to have on hand for just this occasion.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 1 people
Calories 609.04 kcal


  • Oven
  • Medium Saucepan


  • 1 large baking potato
  • 1 1/2 tsp nutritional yeast optional
  • 1/4 cup salsa no preservatives
  • 1/2 cup black beans heated through
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 tsp salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper to taste
  • fresh cilantro garnish


  • Place pierced baked potato in preheated 450 degree oven for about 40 minutes or until you can pierce with a fork for tenderness.
  • When the potato has about 10 minutes left, heat your black beans and chop your cilantro.
  • Once the potato is done, slice open and sprinkle with nutritional yeast and dash of olive oil.
  • Layer the potato with salsa, black beans and avocado.
  • Garnish with cilantro and enjoy.


ALERT!!!! This recipe should only be used by people on the 2000 calorie plan, and by those that are just eating a plant-based diet, and not on a weight-loss plan.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean & Salsa Baked Potato
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 609.04 Calories from Fat 143
% Daily Value*
Fat 15.87g24%
Saturated Fat 2.26g14%
Sodium 894mg39%
Potassium 2875.27mg82%
Carbohydrates 103.19g34%
Fiber 23.92g100%
Sugar 11.04g12%
Protein 20.34g41%
Vitamin A 617.48IU12%
Vitamin B1 3.98mg265%
Vitamin B2 4mg235%
Vitamin B3 27.82mg139%
Vitamin B5 3mg30%
Vitamin B6 4.95mg248%
Vitamin B12 16.9µg282%
Vitamin C 63.39mg77%
Vitamin E 4.39mg29%
Vitamin K 39.56µg38%
Calcium 111.59mg11%
Copper 0.98mg49%
Folate 340.76µg85%
Iron 6.46mg36%
Manganese 1.3mg65%
Magnesium 193.28mg48%
Phosphorus 438.04mg44%
Selenium 3.69µg5%
Zinc 2.88mg19%
Ess-Methionine 263.62mg
Ess-Tryptophan 192.62mg
Ess-Threonine 538.43mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 805.75mg
Ess-Arginine 924.37mg
Ess-Lysine 1048.18mg
Ess-Leucine 1116.94mg
Ess-Isoleucine 665.93mg
Ess-Histidine 393.68mg
Ess-Valine 866.68mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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