Monday, May 7, 2012

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos with Lime, in the slow cooker

Recipe from http://www.kalynskitchen.com/2012/03/slow-cooker-recipe-for-sweet-potato-and.html


Mmmm mmmm good :)

INGREDIENTS for Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked black beans (or use 1 can (15 oz.) black beans)
  • 2 large orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, diced in 1 inch cubes 
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1/4 cup vegetable stock or canned vegetable broth
  • 2 T fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • salt to taste
Ingredients for Burritos:
  • medium-sized flour tortillas (use whole wheat or low-carb tortillas for South Beach Diet)
  • chopped fresh cilantro for serving (optional)
  • shredded mozzarella cheese for serving (optional)
  • shredded lettuce for serving (optional)
  • sour cream for serving (optional)
  • lime pieces to squeeze on filling (optional)
 DIRECTIONS
  1. Spray a small slow cooker with olive oil to prevent sticking.
  2. Put beans, diced sweet potatoes, corn, vegetable stock, lime juice, and spices into the slow cooker.
  3. Cook on high for 3 hours, or until potatoes are tender. (I will often steam them a bit ahead of time to speed up the cooking process, about 10 minutes of steaming).
  4. Assemble burritos and add toppings as wanted. Enjoy!

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