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Crispy Caribbean Veggie Wraps

“Filled with a sweet potato mixture, these delicious wraps are great for vegetarians and they’re relatively high in fiber, too,” raves Mary Beth Harris-Murphree of Tyler, Texas. Served with salsa, they’re sure to disappear from appetizer trays fast.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 40 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    22 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 22 wonton wrappers
  • Cooking spray
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa

Directions

  • Scrub and pierce sweet potato; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 12-14 minutes or until tender, turning once. When cool enough to handle, cut the potato in half. Scoop out the pulp discarding shell; place pulp in a small bowl and mash. Stir in the beans, onion, cilantro, lime juice, salt, cumin, jalapeno and garlic.
  • Lightly brush water over all four edges of one wonton wrapper. (Keep remaining wrappers covered with a damp paper towel until ready to use.) Spread 1 tablespoon filling along one edge of wrapper; roll up tightly. Repeat with remaining wrappers and filling.
  • Place seam side down on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Lightly spritz wraps with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with salsa.
Editor's Note: When cutting hot peppers, disposable gloves are recommended. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 42 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 230mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch.
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  • parelius
    Mar 26, 2016

    this is one of my go-to recipes. Love it.

  • AmandaLogue
    Apr 3, 2011

    These are awesome!! I had a group of friends over and they were a hit. The flavor is great, and they are easy to make.

  • Emilyls3782
    Feb 10, 2011

    I found this recipe in my magazine and decided to make it for my vegetarian friend. They were so delicious I made them again for a party a couple weeks later and they were gone in minutes! It's very easy and inexpensive to make...

  • flyball01
    Jan 27, 2011

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  • Pinstripes
    Jan 2, 2011

    DE-LISH! These were totally awesome. I made them with egg roll wrappers because I read the ingredients wrong, but still turned out amazingly tasty.

  • julian13
    Dec 4, 2010

    awesome.... I also made an avovado ranch dip for them and stuffed some with cilantro lime chicken.. excellent apps..

  • hlaclair
    Jan 25, 2009

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  • the.piazzas
    Sep 22, 2008

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    Jul 2, 2008

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  • justyouandme20002001
    Jan 12, 2008

    I clicked on  "view this recipe now" and nothing comes up.   ????? Elizabeth