Vegan Sweet Potato and Black Bean Enchiladas
Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas are a delicious and easy-to-make vegan meal that's perfect for any occasion. This dish is loaded with flavor and packed with protein, fiber, and vitamins. With simple ingredients and straightforward instructions, you can have a hearty and satisfying meal in no time.
I first tried this dish when I was traveling in Mexico, and I immediately fell in love with the combination of flavors. I was so excited to come back and recreate it at home. After a few tweaks and adjustments, I finally landed on a recipe that's become a staple in my kitchen. It's perfect for a cozy night in or a dinner party with friends.
- 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
- 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8-10 corn tortillas
- 1 ½ cups enchilada sauce
- 1 cup vegan cheese, shredded
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until soft and fragrant, about 5-7 minutes.
- Add the diced sweet potatoes, chili powder, cumin, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Cook until the sweet potatoes are tender, about 10-15 minutes.
- Add the black beans to the skillet and stir to combine.
- Spread a thin layer of enchilada sauce on the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish.
- Heat the corn tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds to make them pliable.
- Fill each tortilla with 2-3 tablespoons of the sweet potato and black bean mixture and roll tightly. Place seam side down in the baking dish.
- Pour the remaining enchilada sauce over the rolled tortillas and top with shredded vegan cheese.
- Cover with foil and bake for 20-25 minutes.
- Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.
These sweet potato and black bean enchiladas are perfect for a cozy night in or a dinner party with friends. Serve with a side of rice, guacamole, and fresh salsa for a complete meal. They're also great for meal prep and can be reheated for lunch or dinner throughout the week. Enjoy!