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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

Are you looking for a delicious and hearty vegetarian recipe? Look no further than these Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas! Packed with flavor, these enchiladas are perfect for a satisfying weeknight dinner or a crowd-pleasing dish for your next gathering. Let's get cooking!

Prep Time Cook Time Total Time Servings
20 mins 35 mins 55 mins 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 small flour tortillas
  • 1 cup enchilada sauce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced sweet potatoes and cook for about 5 minutes, until they begin to soften.
  3. Add the diced red onion, red bell pepper, and minced garlic to the skillet. Cook for an additional 5 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir in the black beans, cumin, chili powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  5. Warm the flour tortillas in the microwave for a few seconds to make them pliable. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the sweet potato and black bean mixture onto each tortilla. Roll them up tightly and place them seam-side down in a greased baking dish.
  6. Pour the enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas, making sure to cover them evenly. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Remove from the oven and let the enchiladas cool for a few minutes. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
  9. Serve the Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas hot, and enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas are delicious on their own, but you can also serve them with a side of Mexican rice, guacamole, or a fresh salad. They make a fantastic main course for a vegetarian dinner or a potluck gathering. Enjoy these enchiladas for a comforting and flavorful meal!

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