Jefferson County Recipe of the Day: Sweet Potato Burritos

Sweet Potato Burritos – a surprisingly great-tasting burrito!

Sweet Potato Burritos


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6 cups canned kidney beans, drained
2 cups water
3 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons ground cumin
4 teaspoons prepared mustard
1 pinch cayenne pepper
3 tablespoons soy sauce
4 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
12 – 10 inch flour tortillas, warmed
8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese


~Preheat oven to 350°.

~Heat oil in a medium skillet, and saute onion and garlic until soft. Stir in beans, and mash. Gradually stir in water, and heat until warm.

~Remove from heat, and stir in the chili powder, cumin, mustard, cayenne pepper, and soy sauce.

~Divide bean mixture and mashed sweet potatoes evenly between the warm flour tortillas. Top with cheese.

~Fold up tortillas burrito style, and place on a baking sheet. Bake for 12 minutes and serve.

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