Cook What you Eat!

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burritos

6 cups of peeled cubed sweet potatoes (appox 2.5 lbs) 

2 Cups of Chopped Onions 

3 Garlic cloves minced

1 Fresh hot pepper 

1 teaspoon of salt 

2 tablespoons of olive oil 

1 tablespoon of ground cumin 

1 tablespoon of ground coriander 

2 15oz cans of black beans drained (approx. 3 Cups) 

1 tablespoon of lemon juice 

1/2 chopped cilantro 

Salt to taste 

6- 10 inch flour or corn tortillas 


Putting it all Together

In a pot bring the sweet potatoes to a boil in salted water reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 15 min. 

Drain the water and mash the sweet potatoes set aside

In a saucepan on low heat cook the onions, garlic, hot peppers, salt in olive oil for 10 minutes 

When the onions are soft stir in the cumin, coriander and cook for another two minutes

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees 

Oil a large baking pan or sheet 

Combine the mashed sweet potatoes, onions and spice mixture and the black beans in a large bowl and mix. 

Add lemon juice and cilantro and salt to taste 

place one cup of filling at the bottom of the tortilla and roll up ..continue until the mixture is all used. Lightly brush the burritos with oil and bake for 25-30 min. until hot