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Sweet Potato Burritos

From Physicians Committee

Serves: 4


  • 2 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 1 15-ounce can low-sodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp very thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • sea salt to taste
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 4 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas, warmed
  • 1 c. prepared salsa
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce


  • Place the sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan and add water to come an inch up the sides.
  • Place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil; cook for 5 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  • Add the corn and cook 1 more minute.
  • Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
  • Add the black beans, green onion, lime juice, and chili powder
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Divide the filling among the tortillas, top with salsa and lettuce, roll the burrots and serve
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