Monday, May 7, 2012

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

Recipe from

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)
  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!

1 comment:

Senka I said...

Hi there,

We've recently launched the site where users can search through hundreds of thousands of recipes from American food sites and food blogs.

We noticed that you have a great number of tasty recipes on your blog (url) and we would like to suggest you have a look at our Top Food Blogs section here:

If you want to add your food blog to the list and have your recipes indexed on, all you have to do is follow the instructions here:

Our concept is already live in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Spain, and we deliver thousands of visitors to food blogs daily. Some of the top food blogs receive 20,000+ visitors from us on a weekly basis.

Hopefully your food blog will be up there in the top!

Warm regards,