Sweet Potato Burritos

2012-04-18
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 30m

My friend Michelle shared this recipe with me years ago. She originally made it as a filling for quesadillas, but since I no longer eat cheese I decided to turn it into a burrito. If you’re into Daiya cheese, that might be pretty tasty, too.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups sweet potato
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 of an onion, diced
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tbs ground cumin
  • pinch of cayenne
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 large avocado, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, diced

Method

Step 1

Saute the onions and garlic in vegetable oil until the onions are translucent.

Step 2

Add grated sweet potatoes, chili powder, cumin and cayenne and let cook for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid sticking. When the sweet potato is tender, add salt and pepper and remove from heat.

Step 3

Add 1/4 filling to each tortilla, then add avocado and tomato and wrap it up.

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy. My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy, 'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways... we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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