Sweet Potato Burritos Recipe: Meatless Main Dish!

My friend Kelly introduced me to this Sweet Potato Burrito dish and it instantly became a family favorite!! Sweet potatoes are so full of good-for-you-nutrients and honestly, are a welcomed change to the everyday potato flavor that I’m always up to try new sweet potato recipes.

Sweet potato burrito recipe- This Mama Loves

Sweet Potato Burritos

Ingredients

2 sweet potatoes (11/2 lb. or so total)
3/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. ground coriander
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. black pepper (optional)
2 TB. lime juice (or juice of 1 lime)
1 15-oz. can black beans (Libby’s Organic is our favorite, but any will do)
1 cup corn kernels
1/4-1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
6 whole wheat tortillas
Optional Ingredients
1/2 Cup chopped olives
1 Cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
1 Cup shredded sharp cheddar or Mexican blend shredded cheese

 

**Doubling this Sweet Potato burrito recipe makes for great leftovers- or enough to make our Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie recipe!

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.
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.
Or, if you’re in a hurry, microwave the sweet potatoes for about 15 minutes.
Remove the sweet potatoes from the oven and let cool.
Reduce oven heat to 350°.
Scoop the insides out of the potatoes into a bowl and mash with the SPICES and lime juice.
Stir in the beans and corn.
Add salt to taste if using.
Spoon the mixture in the tortillas along with any optional fillings you desire.
Roll up and bake for 10 minutes until heated through.

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Sweet Potato Burritos
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 60 mins
Total time: 1 hour 10 mins
Serves: 3
A delicious alternative burrito!!
Ingredients
  • 2 sweet potatoes (11/2 lb. or so total)
  • 3/4 tsp. GROUND CUMIN
  • 1/2 tsp. GROUND CORIANDER
  • 1/2 tsp. GRANULATED GARLIC POWDER
  • 1/4 tsp. BLACK PEPPER (optional)
  • 2 TB. lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans
  • 1 Cup corn kernels
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt (optional)
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
  • OPTIONAL
  • 1/2 Cup chopped olives
  • 1 Cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 Cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Cup shredded sharp cheddar or Chihuahua cheese
Instructions
  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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