Fueling Your Morning: Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burritos

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and we couldn’t agree more. But what makes it even better is when you start your morning with a hearty and delicious meal that’s as nourishing as it is satisfying. In this blog post, we present a recipe for Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burritos. Packed with wholesome ingredients like sweet potatoes, black beans, and eggs, this meal is a nutritious and flavorful way to kickstart your day.

A Burst of Flavor and Nutrition

One of the standout features of this breakfast burrito is the combination of sweet potatoes and black beans. Sweet potatoes are a nutrient-rich superfood, known for their high fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. They add a natural sweetness and creaminess to the burrito, making it both delicious and nutritious.

Black beans, on the other hand, are an excellent source of plant-based protein and dietary fiber. Together, sweet potatoes and black beans create a dynamic duo that will keep you full and energized throughout the morning.

A Spicy Kick

Spice lovers, rejoice! This recipe doesn’t shy away from adding a bit of heat to your morning routine. With cumin, cayenne pepper, lime juice, and a few dashes of hot sauce, these breakfast burritos deliver a zesty and slightly spicy kick. Not only does it wake up your taste buds, but it also adds depth to the overall flavor profile.


Eggs, the Breakfast Staple

Eggs, known for their high protein content, are a breakfast staple that completes this meal. With six large eggs and a quarter-cup of milk, the burrito filling is made extra creamy and satisfying. Eggs provide a significant source of protein to ensure you’re getting the energy you need to start your day off right.

Fresh and Colorful Toppings

For a burst of freshness and a burst of color, we’ve included diced avocado, shredded cheddar, and enchilada sauce as toppings for your breakfast burrito. The creamy avocado adds a contrast to the spiciness of the burrito, while the cheddar cheese and enchilada sauce enhance the overall flavor profile.

Your Morning Ritual

These Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burritos are an excellent addition to your morning ritual. Whether you’re preparing a nourishing breakfast for yourself, your family, or even for brunch with friends, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.

As you savor every bite of these flavorful breakfast burritos, you’ll feel the energy and satisfaction that a nutritious meal brings. Plus, you can customize the spiciness level to suit your taste, making it perfect for all palates.

Incorporate this recipe into your daily routine, and experience a delightful and nutritious way to start your day. You’ll soon find yourself looking forward to those mornings when you can savor a Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burrito.


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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Breakfast Burritos

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  • Author: The Kilted Chef
  • Yield: Serves 6


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  • 6 8 -inch whole wheat tortillas
  • 3 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1 15 ounce cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • juice of 1 lime
  • few dashes of hot sauce
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/3 cup enchilada sauce


  1. Poke the sweet potatoes with a fork and place in the microwave, cook on high for 10-12 minutes or until fork tender. Remove from the microwave and separate the meat from the flesh, mash well and set aside.
  2. In a bowl combine the black beans, cumin, cayenne pepper, lime juice and hot sauce, mix well and set aside.
  3. Crack the eggs in a bowl, add the milk and blend well, scramble over medium heat until light and fluffy.
  4. Lay a tortilla flat, spread with sweet potato, add black beans, scrambled eggs, avocado, cheese and enchilada sauce, fold in the ends and roll.
  5. Place in a warn saute pan, seam side down and grill until golden brown.
  • Category: breakfast, eggs, entrees, recipes