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Pork, Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas

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Why I Love This Recipe

After having leftovers and boring hot dogs the past couple days, today I made dinner using a unique recipe shared by my friend Cara. She introduced me to the idea of using sweet potatoes and black beans as fillings for burritos. Well, I felt adventurous and made pork filled enchiladas using sweet potatoes and black beans.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 can peeled, cubed sweet potatoes
1 can cooked black beans
1 small onion, diced
2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 T. lemon juice
1 tsp. salt
4 tsp. ground cumin
4 tsp. ground coriander
1 1/2 cup roasted, shredded pork
12 eight-inch soft corn tortillas
tomato salsa, sour cream, and cheese for topping


- Preheat oven to 350.- Rinse sweet potatoes with water in a colander to washaway any light syrup it was packed in.

- Rinse black beans with water as well.

- Combine potatoes, beans, garlic, onion and lemon juiceand process in food processor.

- Place sweet potato mixture in a bowl and add seasonings.- Add shredded pork and fold into mixture.

- Spray with nonstick spray a large baking dish.

- Spoon about 2/3 to 3/4 C. of the filling into center ofeach tortilla, roll closed, and place seam side downin baking dish.

- Cover tightly with foil & bake 30 min or until hot.

- Serve topped with salsa, yogurt and cheese...or any of your fave toppings.

I topped my enchiladas with Fage greek yogurt and shredded cheese, along side of a sweet corn, black bean and tomato salad

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