Dish Spotlight: Sweet Potato Enchiladas From Mexico
Enchiladas are a traditional Mexican dish with a unique flavor and a very long history. Their delicious taste has made them a popular menu item at many Mexican restaurants.
With the perfect combination of tortilla, meat, cheese, and sauce, enchiladas have become a symbol of a traditional Mexican meal.
What You’ll Need
- 1 cup diced onions
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground coriander
- 2 tsp low-sodium vegetable broth
- 2 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
- 2 cups chopped spinach
- 2 cups diced cooked sweet potatoes
- 2 cups cooked or canned black beans
- 1 tsp salt
- 10 large tortillas
- 1 serving of Roasted Tomato Salsa or 1 (16-ounce) jar of your favorite salsa
How to Make It
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large skillet, sauté onions, garlic, cumin, and coriander in vegetable broth over medium-high heat until onions brown.
- Add soy sauce and spinach. Cover and cook for 2–3 minutes, until spinach wilts. Remove from heat.
- Fold in sweet potatoes, black beans, and salt.
- Place ½ cup of mixture in the center of each tortilla. Fold in the bottom and sides of each tortilla to form burritos. Place burritos, seam-side down, in a nonstick baking dish.
- Pour salsa on top and cover with aluminum foil.
- Bake for 25 minutes.
Source: The China Study Cookbook (BenBellaBooks, 2018)