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Sweet Potato Taquitos

Written by COA Nutrition Team On July 16, 2021

Your next meatless Monday dinner is here! Sweet potato taquitos with black beans are such a flavorful and filling vegetarian meal that you won’t miss the meat.


  • 3 cup sweet potato
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 medium onion, red
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 15-ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 medium tortilla, whole wheat


  1. Cook and peel sweet potatoes using your preferred method.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°F
  3. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
  4. Finely dice half an onion and roughly chop 1/2 cup of cilantro leaves. Rinse and drain a can of black beans.
  5. Combine sweet potato, beans, cilantro, onion, and spices in a bowl. Mash together well.
  6. Fill 6-inch tortillas with about 1/3 cup of sweet potato filling. Roll and place seam-side down on baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, flipping halfway through. Serve warm with guacamole, salsa and Greek yogurt for dipping.

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