Im making some Vegan Tamales tonight. They are stuffed with a black bean/ sweet potato mix ( including onions, garlic Smoked paprika, cumin, Vegetable broth and S&P). I had my. reservations at first as I'm not a huge lover of sweet potatoes, but when I was picking at the finished combos it really tased good. Both taste and texture, they really pair well together. Haven't made the tamales yet, but I could eat a scoop of this with rice and be satisfied. Hope that tamales are equally as good.