Corn and Sweet Potato Burritos
Sweet potatoes are the dietary staple of Okinawans, the longest-lived people on Earth, who are known for maintaining mental clarity into old age.
Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant that strengthens your memory and your immune system.
Makes 4 Servings
Place the sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan and add water to come an inch up the sides. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a boil; cook for 5 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
Add the corn kernels (frozen or fresh) and cook 1 more minute.
Drain and transfer to a large bowl.
Add the black beans, green onion, lime juice, and chili powder; season with salt and pepper to taste. Warm the tortillas.
Divide the filling among the tortillas, top with the salsa and lettuce, roll the burritos, and serve.
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrate: 62 g
Sugar: 8 g
Total Fat: 2 g
Calories From Fat: 7%
Fiber: 15 g
Sodium: 891 mg
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