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Sweet Potato Burritos

Sweet Potato Burritos
Recipe Type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Cape Locally Grown
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Serves: 12
Once you’ve had one, you’ll want another. The recipe is a little different from most burrito recipes. Serve these with sour cream, chopped green onions, and salsa. Serves 12 or freeze for a quick meal later.
  • 1 sweet [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]onion[/url], chopped
  • 4 cloves [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]garlic[/url], minced
  • 2 lbs [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]Ground Beef[/url], cooked
  • 3 [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]jalapeno or other hot peppers[/url]
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
  • 4 cups mashed cooked [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]sweet potatoes[/url]
  • 12 [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]sourdough tortillas[/url], warmed
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of chopped [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]leeks or green onions[/url]
  • 1 cup of [url href=”” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow”]salsa[/url]
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cook ground beef in a medium skillet and season with salt and cumin.
  3. Saute onion, jalapeno peppers and garlic with meat until soft.
  4. Add mashed cooked sweet potatoes.
  5. Divide meat mixture and mashed sweet potatoes evenly between the tortillas; top with cheese.
  6. Fold tortillas burrito-style around the fillings and place on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven until warmed through, about 12 minutes.
  8. Serve with chopped leeks/onions on top and salsa and sour cream on the side