5 from 2 votes
Roasted Sweet Potato & Plantain Burritos
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

The sweet potatoes and plantains are roasted so they are creamy on the inside and caramelized on the outside. Perfect for a summer nights meal.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 burritos
Calories: 442 kcal
  • 2 plantains, peeled and cut into 1/4" slices
  • 2 small sweet potatoes, peeled and chop them into pieces that are about 1/2 the size of the plantain slices
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne optional, will make it spicy!
  • 6 large wheat or corn tortillas
  • cooked rice, black beans, cilantro, jalapeño, sliced peppers, corn kernels, the lime and cilantro sauce (recipe below), or whatever else you want to layer into your burrito!
  1. Preheat your oven to 400F (200C). Lightly grease a large baking sheet.

  2. Add the plantains and sweet potato to a bowl with the olive oil and all the spices. Toss to evenly coat. Spread the plantain and sweet potatoes across the baking sheet in a single layer. Bake for 15-20 minutes, flipping once halfway through. They are done when the sweet potatoes and plantains are soft all the way through and browned on both sides.

  3. Fill a tortilla with the sweet potatoes and plantains, and whatever other fillings you like. Rice, black beans, cilantro, etc. Fold over the ends and roll them up so all of the fillings are trapped inside.
  4. To seal the burritos closed, heat a dry pan over medium-high heat. Put your burritos seam side down. Toast the burritos for about 1-2 minutes until golden, then flip and toast the other side. This seals the burrito so that it won't fall open, and the toasted tortilla tastes amazing!

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