Black Bean and Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

This is an extremely versatile recipe.  The Black Bean and Sweet Potato mixture can be used in a lettuce wrap, in a burrito, in a taco, or on salad greens.

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican, Salad, Taco, Tex-Mex
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican, Salad, Taco, Tex-Mex
Servings
Servings
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In non-stick pan, steam cubed sweet potatoes on medium-high heat with a little bit of water for 8-10 minutes until soft (but not mushy) and set aside.
  2. Saute cliantro, onion and garlic until onions are translucent. Deglaze pan with lime juice.
  3. Add ALL ingredients together, stir in spices and heat on medium heat until hot. About 15 minutes. I usually wait a few minuted to add the black beans so they don't get mushy.
  4. Serve in tacos, burritos, lettuce wraps or on salad greens.
Recipe Notes

Deglazing is a fancy and intimidating word that means to pour some cold liquid into a very hot pan to get up all the brown bits stuck to the bottom of the pan.  Those brown bits are where all the flavors are, and it is called “fond.”

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One Reply to “Black Bean and Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps

  1. I haven’t checked in here for a while, but the last few recipe posts are great so I’ll add you back to my everyday bloglist. You deserve it my friend 🙂

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