Sweet Potato Burritos

My friend Kelly introduced me to this dish and it instantly became a family favorite!!

Sweet Potato Burritos
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A delicious alternative burrito!!
Serves: 3
  • 2 sweet potatoes (11/2 lb. or so total)
  • ¾ tsp. GROUND CUMIN
  • ¼ tsp. BLACK PEPPER (optional)
  • 2 TB. lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans
  • 1 Cup corn kernels
  • ¼-1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
  • ½ Cup chopped olives
  • 1 Cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ Cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Cup shredded sharp cheddar or Chihuahua cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Pierce the sweet potatoes with a fork, place on a baking sheet and bake for 40-60 minutes, depending on the size of the sweet potatoes.
  3. Or, if you're in a hurry, microwave the sweet potatoes for about 15 minutes.
  4. Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and let cool.
  5. Reduce oven heat to 350°.
  6. Scoop the insides out of the potatoes into a bowl and mash with the SPICES and lime juice.
  7. Stir in the beans and corn.
  8. Add salt to taste if using.
  9. Spoon the mixture in the tortillas along with any optional fillings you desire.
  10. Roll up and bake for 10 minutes until heated through.

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