and reprinted with permission from the website BeanBible.com.)
recently tried Sweet Potato Burritos in a restaurant and was horrified
with the amount of cheese and sour cream used. In addition, they
even seemed to have been deep-fried to make it worse. I tried
making up a recipe on my own at home, which was a total FLOP.
However, I recently found this recipe on the internet, which I
immediately knew would be wonderful.
love recipes that combine so many aspects of healthful eating
- the beans, onion, garlic, sweet potatoes, along with the spices
and mustard all contain cancer-fighting molecules. At most, some
fresh fruit and maybe a great beer are all you need to complete
the meal. Enjoy, enjoy!
tsp. canola or olive oil
cloves garlic, minced (do this 10 minutes prior
cups canned kidney beans, drained
to1-1/2 cups water
Tbsp chili powder
teaspoons ground cumin
teaspoons prepared mustard
pinch cayene pepper (optional, to taste)
Tbsp soy sauce
cups sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
10-inch flour tortillas, warmed (be sure to use
fresh ones so they will roll up without cracking)
ounces shredded cheddar cheese (I use cheddar
cream (optional as a garnish - can use low/no-fat
onions, chopped (as garnish)
(as a garnish - much healthier than using sour
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
onion and garlic in hot oil in medium skillet until soft.
in the beans, then mash them a bit. Stir water into the mixture
gradually and continue heating until warm. Stir in the spices,
mustard, and soy sauce after removing from heat.
the bean mixture and the mashed sweet potatoes evenly onto thewarm
flour tortillas. Add cheese. Form into burritos byfolding the
baking dish with cooking oil. Cover burritos with foil so they
don't dry out. Bake for 12 minutes.
12 generous burritos.
be frozen individually and then reheated in the microwave for
use as a quick meal in the future.