Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

Addictive Sweet Potato Burritos

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"Once you've had one, you'll want another. The recipe is a little different from most burrito recipes, but I've had many, many requests for it. Serve these with sour cream, chopped green onions, and salsa."
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40 m servings 505 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 505 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 76.6g
  • 25%
  • Protein:
  • 20 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 1029 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet and saute onion and garlic until soft. Mash beans into the onion mixture. Gradually stir in water; heat until warm, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the soy sauce, chili powder, mustard, cumin, and cayenne pepper.
  3. Divide bean mixture and mashed sweet potatoes evenly between the tortillas; top with cheese. Fold tortillas burrito-style around the fillings and place on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until warmed through, about 12 minutes.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • For vegan burritos, omit the cheese and sour cream.
  • These may be made ahead of time, individually frozen, then heated.
  • For an interesting variation, try deep-frying these tasty burritos.


  1. 2498 Ratings

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I debated trying these for a long time before I finally did it. I was almost positive they were going to be too weird for us! I give this a 4 instead of a 5 because I made half with black bean...

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The beans in this recipe were tasteful but if you like your beans spicy I would recommend adding more cayenne pepper. These were not as good as I thought they would be but they were goo. Next t...

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I debated trying these for a long time before I finally did it. I was almost positive they were going to be too weird for us! I give this a 4 instead of a 5 because I made half with black bean...

We loved these & thought they were far from bland. I didn't exactly follow the recipe though. Some spices, particularly curry, cumin & chile powder, need to be sauteed a bit to help release thei...

I recently became a vegetarian and I was looking for a good pre-race meal that would provide my body with the energy needed during a triathlon. This recipe fits the bill! As the recipe makes 8...

Very good and very healthy. Flavours were just right. Like other reviewers, I used black beans in place of kidney beans and left them quite chunky when I mashed them. I baked the sweet potatoes ...

This was surprisingly good!! I made it into a baked casserole, layering corn tortillas, bean mixture, yams, cheese. I used black beans and jalapeno jack cheese, added green bell peppers, increa...

I make this recipe all the time - it's become a staple in my household. Wonderful! I would recommend using a potato masher to mash the beans, as this is the most time-consuming part. I also sca...

Awesome, but I would used refried beans next time so avoid the hassle of mashing the kidney beans.

5 Star Concept - 3 Star Execution. There is no place for water in this recipe and including it wrecked it for the unwitting as reported in their reviews. The correct way to make this recipe is ...

Thank you Karena for sharing this recipe. I made it as per the recipe, except, I cut the ingredients in half, as this makes a large amount. The spice level for me was just right, as I like to ...

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