Sweet Potato Chimichangas

  • Yield: 6 servings

Try adding toppings that your family enjoys!


1tablespoon vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
6cups canned black beans, drained
3tablespoons chili powder
2teaspoons ground cumin
1teaspoon dried oregano
1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste
4cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
12 10-inch flour tortillas, warmed
16ounces pepper-jack cheese
Vegetable cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Heat oil in a medium heavy skillet over medium heat, and cook onion and garlic until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in beans, and mash.
  3. Remove from heat, and stir in the chili powder, cumin, oregano and cayenne pepper.
  4. Divide bean mixture and mashed sweet potatoes evenly between the warm flour tortillas. Top with cheese.
  5. Fold up tortillas burrito style, and place on a baking sheet seam side down. Spray lightly with vegetable cooking spray.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven, and serve.

–Recipe by Robin Web