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Orange Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos.

These flavorful and satisfying burritos are filled with mashed sweet potatoes, black beans, corn, and spices. The combination of sweet potatoes, black beans, and corn creates a delicious and nourishing filling, while the spices add a hint of warmth. These burritos are easy to make and they're a great way to use up leftover sweet potatoes.


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 1 can (15 ounces) of black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen)

  • 4 large flour tortillas

  • Shredded cheese, for serving

  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for serving

  • Salsa, for serving


  1. In a medium pot, bring a few inches of water to a boil. Add the sweet potatoes and cook until they are tender about 15-20 minutes. Drain the sweet potatoes and mash them with a fork.

  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until they are tender about 5-7 minutes.

  3. Stir in the cumin, chili powder, paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using). Cook for 1-2 minutes, until the spices are fragrant.

  4. Add the black beans, corn, and mashed sweet potatoes to the skillet. Stir to combine and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the filling is heated through.

  5. Warm the tortillas according to package instructions.

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