Sweet Potato Enchilada Stack Recipe
- 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 pound ground beef
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 can (10 ounces) enchilada sauce
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 3 flour tortillas (8 inches)
- 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
- 1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine sweet potato and water. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until potato is almost tender.
- 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, enchilada sauce, chili powder, oregano, cumin and sweet potato; heat through.
- 3. Place a flour tortilla in a greased 9-in. deep-dish pie plate; layer with a third of the beef mixture and cheese. Repeat layers twice. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6 servings.
1 piece: 457 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 804mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 29g protein.
Reviews for Sweet Potato Enchilada Stack
"This was really good! Even my picky 1 year old liked it! Will make again!"
"Pretty good, and even better as leftovers. I doubled the recipe and froze one and the frozen casserole was good also; not soggy"
"This was very tasty. We ended up eating these as tacos instead. I love the combination of sweet potato, black beans, and meat. I added extra seasoning like garlic and crushed red pepper to make these spicy."
"I don't know what I did wrong, but I found this to just be ok. I followed the directions exactly, except I put it in an 8x8 pan because I didn't have a pie dish big enough for that. The tortillas wound up really gooey and kind of disgusting. The meat mixture was also just ok, it didn't blow me away or anything. Maybe it's because I used yam instead of sweet potato? I doubt I'd retry this again even with sweet potato, since all the rest of the flavors weren't very good."
"I would make this again."
"This was REALLY good! I followed the directions except I used less chili powder, (1 tsp.) and I made my own homemade flour tortillas. (I used about 5 or 6 homemade tortillas). Also, I used a tall casserole dish so it would all fit. My husband told me four times during supper just how delicious he thought it was. I loved it too. Thank you for sharing your recipe!"
"This is relatively simple and good. I would have liked it to be a little spicier, but definitely a good weeknight meal."
"This was easy and oh so good the only thing I would change I would add more filing can't wait to have it again Thank You"
"Delish!!!! A must try! The only thing i didn't add to the recipe is cumin as I ran out but it came out incredible. Love the sweet potato in it!"
"My family didn't like the sweet potato/mexican combo. i thought it was a little bland."
"I used veggie crumbles instead of beef and only used half the cheese to reduce fat. SO YUMMY!"
"This was very good. Nice change from the same old thing. Will be making many for years to come. Surprised at the nice mix of the sweet potato bites with the spices."
"This was a really great dish - very flavorful combination of ingredients which came together well!"
"All I have to say is WOW! I am not a sweet potato fan by any means, but wished I liked them because they are so good for you. I was hesitant when a family member first told me about this dish, but decided to give it a try. I am so glad I did, this is now one of my favorites - even the sweet potatoes in it! I follow the recipe exactly and it turns out perfect every time. Even my girls (3 & 1) gobble this dish up... thanks for a great recipe!"
"It was absolutely delicious! My sister and I loved it and we're going to make it again for our parents. The flavor of everything is wonderful and the sweet potatoes add a nice flavor to the dish. My sister and I substituted shredded chicken for the beef with a little seasoning and salsa for the enchilada sauce."
"Wow! Pleasantly surprised. I wasn't sure about the combination at first, but it definitely blends well. Entire family loved it! Even my 3 and 13 yr old."
"Flawless dish...absolutely perfect!!! It instantaneously became one of my favorite dishes of all time and will be made frequently."
"Lovely, colorful, flavorful, YUMMMMM"
"My husband and I loved this recipe. I subsituted kidney beans for the black beans, and salsa for the enchilada sauce, and it turned out great."
"My kids are picky eaters, and they even ate it all. I made each layer something different (sweet potatoes, beans, ground beef) since they aren't sure about things mixed together."
"This delicious dish definitely surpassed our expectations!! Yummy! :0)"
"When I mentioned the name of the recipe my family was lukewarm. However when I served it, they LOVED it."
"the sweet and spicy flavors were an excellent combo. I don't eat meat, so I used extra sweet potato and it was still wonderful; although, my husband would have preferred it with the meat."