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Monday, November 11, 2013

Sweet Potato Burritos

These are a staple in our house, we eat them a lot and they are so addicting. And what is so great about this recipe is that it makes a lot, and they freeze very well. So, I can stick them in the freezer for another meal or for lunch on the go. Now you can see why they are a staple. 

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Sweet Potato Burritos:

1 tsp Olive Oil
1 Onion chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 cans of kidney beans, drained
1 1/2 cup water
1 tablespoons chili powder (or more if you like more spice)
2 teaspoons ground cumin
4 teaspoons mustard
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 large sweet potatoes cooked and mashed
15 wheat tortillas
Mozzarella cheese (or cheddar)

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

2. Heat oil in medium skillet, and saute onion and garlic until soft. Stir in beans and mash. Gradually stir in water, and heat until warm. Remove from hear, and stir in the chili powder, cumin, mustard, and soy sauce.

3. Evenly distribute the bean mixture and mashed sweet potatoes between the warm tortillas. Sprinkle with cheese. Fold up the tortillas and place on a baking sheet.

4. Bake for about 10 minutes in the oven and serve!


GodsGal99 said...

The recipe sounds delicious! I'll try it tonight as my family loves burritos! The vegetables look delicious too. Are they from your own garden? you are amazing ALL the things you do! AMY

Anonymous said...

That sounds really good, I will have to try it!

Myprettymummy said...

These look amazing! I love finding new recipes to try and we always have these ingredients lying around the house! xx

Elizabeth Kelsey Bradley said...

This looks delicious! I adore burritos! Can't go wrong with them really.

Marcia Hansen said...

wow Shelbs I'm always learning new things about you. I knew that you were eating healthy but didn't no you cut out meat. That meal looks delicious I'll try it. Smart to only do 5 meals what a time saver.

Barbara said...

So you know I don't cook all that much...but the sweet potato burritos are just too much fun not to try! I'm going to add them to our Thanksgiving table this year!

I also cook the same 5 meals but I thought of it as the 5 things I'm pretty sure will turn out okay. Now I can view this as my sensible time saving plan - and the first new addition to the traditional five will be the Yam Burritos.

Btw, my five meals are tamale pie casserole, meatloaf, a mild chili, broccoli supreme and a burger/bean bake. For my now grown kids, I still make peanut butter playdo as a fun extra treat.

What are your five go to recipes?

makana hansen said...

so... what do I do if I really can't stand sweet potatoes?

Chrystalyn said...

I tried out this recipe, I love it!!! Please more recipes! :) so glad I found your blog!