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Sweet potato burritos

Total time: 50 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 8 people
By Cookist
Sweet Potatoes
2, boiled and peeled
Whole wheat tortilla
Red kidney beans
2 tbsps, boiled in salt water
Red onions
2 tbsps, peeled and finely chopped
1/4, peeled and thinly sliced
Red tomatoes
2 tbsps, finely chopped
Sour cream
1,5 tbsps
Fresh cilantro leaves
2 tbsps, roughly torn
Fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp
2 pinch
Black pepper powder
1 pinch

Many a times we all are stick in the same tandem of eating either a sandwich or a salad for the lunch meal… very boring, isn’t it? Well, we have the perfect solution to break the monotony of your packed lunch problems.
Try out this super duper healthy and equally delicious vegetarian burrito preparation that has some really healthy ingredients. This tortilla preparation also has some really amazing Mediterranean flavors to delight your taste buds. And guess what, we have not shared the best thing about this recipe yet… this recipe does not involve adding even a single drop of visible fat!!
Also, you do not need to carry a separate dip, sauce or salsa to enjoy this burrito preparation. This sweet potato burrito enwraps the dip and salsa within it, leaving a less hassled lunch carrying experience for you.
You may alter the spice quotient of the burrito as per your preference as well. So, in the recipe as such we have not added any spice other than the basic black pepper powder. But, you may add half a tablespoon of chili sauce or ½ teaspoon of chopped green chilies to the preparation in case you prefer to eat spicier burritos. Just make sure you do not spice it up too much and rather end up with teary eyes and runny nose just before an important meeting with the client or your manager…
So, wait no more and get home all the basic ingredients of the sweet potato burrito today itself and show off your culinary skills to your office colleagues!

P.S. This very healthy burrito preparation is also an excellent way to feed healthy vegetables to your kids. You might also want to reduce the content of pungent onions by half for the kids and mash the avocado slices instead…

  • Finely mash the boiled sweet potato.
  • Put the mashed sweet potato over the tortilla at the center. Try to spread it from one end to the other.
  • Place the boiled kidney beans randomly over the sweet potato mash.
  • Put the onions and avocado slices evenly over the vegetable layer.
  • Evenly spread chopped tomato and sour cream atop the avocados.
  • Generously sprinkle cilantro leaves, lemon juice, salt and pepper over the vegetables.
  • Now, carefully wrap the burrito and enjoy!


  • You may easily store this burrito for the next 4 to 5 hours.
  • Use fresh lemon juice to get the best flavors of the burrito vegetable mix.
  • You may spice up your burrito by adding a few slices of green chilies as well.
  • You may replace sour cream with thick plain Greek yogurt or mayonnaise as well.
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