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Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) and an Announcement

Hello friends! Before I get into this Monday’s recipe I want to thank you! Over the weekend I hit 800 followers on Bloglovin‘ alone. I never expected to experience such growth this summer.  Sam and I said that we’d celebrate when I hit 1,000 followers via one medium (for example, Bloglovin’) and when I started blogging back in February I thought that celebration was going to be in the very distant future. To celebrate the 800 milestone I’d like to give everyone the opportunity to take 20% off any ad spots with the promo code “Pumpkin Spice”
 
All the profit generated from my ad spots goes towards improving your Rhyme & Ribbons experience and exposure!
 
I appreciate all your comments and I try to take time to respond to every single one. If you are a “no reply” commenter and I don’t respond to you via email, if you come back to the comment page, I’ve usually responded to you there. So again, thank you!
 
But let’s get down to our regularly scheduled content. Shall we all just pause for a moment and thank the inventors of the burrito. Without you, the world wouldn’t be as delightful as it is today.


Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
Again, bringing little bits of New Mexico to England.


(Adapted from Tasty Kitchen)
Ingredients:

2 sweet potatoes, peeled and dices
2 whole jalapenos, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 red onion, diced
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 pinch of salt and pepper
1 can of Mixed Taco Beans, drained
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons of lime juice
2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
At least 6 wheat tortillas

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
Red bell peppers, the best of the bell pepper colours.

Preheat oven to 425 F. Put all your diced potatoes and vegetables into a bowl. Toss them with the spices and the olive oil.  Spread them out on a tray and roast for 20 minutes, shaking them halfway through.

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
Tossing the vege with spices before roasting it.

After 20 minutes, take them out of the oven. Add them back into a bowl, add in the beans, cilantro and lime juice.  Stir gently, until thoroughly mixed.

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
The sweet potatoes really fill you up.

Heat your tortillas in the microwave for 30 seconds. Spoon generous helpings of the filling into the center of each tortilla. Top with cheddar cheese and then fold the sides in and roll them into a burrito shape. You should be able to make at least 6 burritos.

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
It’s silly but I’m loving how colorful everything is!

Turn the oven heat down to 375 F. Place the burritos seam side down in a casserole dish. Bake for 15 minutes.

Sweet Potato, Roasted Veggie and Bean Burritos (Vegetarian) recipe
Delicious! I could have done with more cheese though…

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  • I have never baked my burritos after and it makes so much sense, I think these will be dinner tonight well substituting pork for sweet potato because my husband would never forgive me otherwise!

  • Congrats on number 800 😀 I am keeping my fingers crossed to reach that number oneday 😀

    • I’m sure you will! But to be honest, I never thought I would either! xx

  • I don’t have an oven but I’m going to improvise and try making this! Looks sooo good! And congrats on 800 followers, that is amazing!! 🙂

    • Your veggies wouldn’t be roasted per se, but I think it would still be delicious if you did them in a skillet over a burner. And thank you!!! xx

  • yum! this looks incredible. Thanks for posting delicious vegetarian recipes

    • I actually thought of you when I posted this recipe today! xx

  • Congrats, love! I want to celebrate with you, too! Also, more cheese is always the answer. xoxo

  • Congrats on the milestone! I’ll be honest, I have no idea how to grow my blog. But, that’s probably because I’m too lazy to put any effort into trying and I’m happy the way it is.

    I like how pretty all the colours are too! I can’t wait until we’re fully moved in so I can start making some of these!

  • I’m on a sweet potato kick and this looks delicious!!!!! Thanks for sharing! 🙂 ~Stephanie

  • Congratulations! This recipe looks AMAZING. And my face looks great on the side 😉 We’ll have to do a giveaway or something this month to get you closer to 1000!

    • Thank you! That’s a great idea! I’ll start brainstorming the ideal giveaway right now! xx

  • Congratulations!

    This looks totally yum!

  • Congrats on all your followers and this recipe looks completely yum!!!

    🙂

    -http://chelseypatti.blogspot.com

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  • Congrats on hitting 800 followers! That burrito looks so good, love that you used sweet potato!

  • Ana Valentin

    Oh my goodness THANK YOU FOR THIS RECIPE! It looks amazing and perfect for me when I have to meal prep all summer (vegetarian probs in a carnivorous household yeesh) and CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FOLLOWERS. That is seriously huge deal and I can’t imagine a blogger more deserving 🙂
    http://figuringoutmyeverafter.com

    • You are far too kind, Ana! I love sweet potato- I’m a bit of a fiend. I have a few vegetarian recipes in my recipe tab. Although not as many as I should do! Xx