Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Taquitos

Baked Black Bean & Sweet Potato Taquitos

Indulge in healthier taquitos with this easy baked recipe featuring black beans and sweet potatoes. Perfect for vegetarians and health-conscious foodies. Learn how to make crispy, flavorful taquitos without deep-frying!

Total Preparation/Cooking Time:  ~1 hour prep time and assembly time, 20 minutes cook time
Serves: 5 with a serving size of 3 taquitos each


  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes (about 5 cups diced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups black beans
  • 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 15 (6”) white corn tortillas
  • 1 tsp Olive oil for brushing


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F. Place diced sweet potatoes on a large baking sheet and add salt and pepper. Roast for about 20 minutes, flipping once.
  2. Cook rice in rice cooker or on stove.
  3. In a food processor add, roasted sweet potatoes, black beans, water, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Blend until everything is combined.
  4. Warm corn tortillas in a frying pan or skillet over medium heat until they soften (this will prevent corn tortillas from breaking when you roll them) Place about ¼ cup of black bean, rice, sweet potato mixture into each tortilla and roll up.
  5. Brush a large baking sheet with olive oil and place taquitos on. Brush the top of each taquito with a small amount of olive oil. Bake taquitos until crispy and beginning to brown, 15-20 minutes, flipping once. Dip taquitos into dips such as guacamole or salsa and enjoy!
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