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Chipotle Chicken, Sweet Potato and Black Bean Flatbread Pizzas with Avocado Sour Cream are spicy, healthy-ish and delicious! They're perfect for a weeknight or any day of the year!



Total time

60 minutes




Dinner, Lunch


  • sauce
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 medium Poblano peppers (seeded and chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 can (28-ounce) tomato sauce
  • 4 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican oregano
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • flatbread PIZZAS
  • cornmeal for pizza stone
  • 4 naan flatbreads, white or whole wheat
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 large sweet potato ( cut into 1/2-inch cubes and cooked)
  • 1 can (15-ounce) black beans
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • avocado SOUR CREAM
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 large avocado, pitted and peeled
  • ½ lime, juiced


  1. SAUCE:  Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add the onion and Poblano pepper, reduce heat to medium and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until very soft.  Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  2. Add the tomato sauce, chipotle chiles, chili powder, cumin, coriander and oregano.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until thickened, 8 to 10 minutes.  Puree with an immersion blender until smooth or carefully transfer to a food processor or blender and process until smooth.
  3. Place a pizza stone in the oven and preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. PIZZAS:  Sprinkle a small amount of cornmeal on a pizza stone.  Top each flatbread with equal amounts of the sauce then toss the chicken with remaining sauce.
  5. Sprinkle even amounts of the cheese on the sauce, reserving some for on top.  Follow with chicken, sweet potato and black beans.  Top with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through and edges of flatbread are beginning to brown.
  7. Garnish with cilantro and serve with Avocado Sour Cream.
  8. AVOCADO SOUR CREAM:  Combine sour cream, avocado and lime juice in a food processor or blender.  Process until smooth.
  9. View the recipe instructions at From a Chef's Kitchen

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