Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

Every now and then, I stumble upon a recipe that feels like a warm hug, and these spicy sweet potato and black bean enchiladas are just that. Perfect for anyone who loves a blend of spicy, savory, and slightly sweet flavors. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or trying your hand at Mexican cuisine for the first time, you’ll find this recipe delightfully easy to follow.

The story behind my love for this dish dates back to a cozy family reunion, where laughter and stories were shared over these heartwarming enchiladas. They were a hit, and since then, they’ve become a comfort food staple in my home.

Spicy Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas

  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups enchilada sauce
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 8 flour tortillas
  • Chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • Sour cream, for serving
Preheat Oven and Prepare Sweet Potatoes

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Toss the cubed sweet potatoes with olive oil and a pinch of salt. Roast for 25-30 minutes until tender.

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Mix Filling Ingredients

In a large bowl, combine the roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, 1 cup of enchilada sauce, cumin, chili powder, and garlic powder.

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Fill Tortillas and Roll Enchiladas

Spoon the mixture evenly onto the center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with cheese, roll up tightly, and place seam-side down in a baking dish.

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Add Sauce and Bake

Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the rolled enchiladas and sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

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Garnish and Serve

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve with a dollop of sour cream. Enjoy your spicy sweet potato and black bean enchiladas!

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Final words

I hope you enjoy making and savoring these spicy sweet potato and black bean enchiladas as much as my family and I do. They’re a heartwarming dish that brings people together, offering a perfect balance of flavors that’s sure to delight your taste buds. Thank you for reading, and I wish you a fantastic cooking experience. Don’t forget to explore more recipes on the site!


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