vegan sweet potato taquitosIt’s sweet potato season, orange hues match the colors and flavors of the season. From pies to main dishes, the fall and winter holiday festivities are a wonderful time to play in the kitchen with family and friends.

Along with my friends at Herdez, this holiday season we’re celebrating authentic family favorites with a healthy twist! That’s why I’m sharing my easy and tasty vegan Sweet Potato Taquitos recipe with you!

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And now, for my vegan Sweet Potato Taquitos recipe!

Sweet Potato Taquitos

For Filling

  • 2 cups coarsely mashed sweet potatoes, about 2 large cooked sweet potatoes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For Flautas

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • Herdez Salsa Verde

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

In a medium sized bowl, mix all the filling ingredients together until well incorporated.

Lay out the corn tortillas and spoon a heaping spoonful into the center of each. Spread around and add more if you like. Roll them into tight cigar shapes. Brush each roll with olive oil to help broken and rip up nicely.

Place rolled, filled and brushed tortillas, seam side down, into a greased casserole dish or lasagna pan, in a tight even line, filling the pan from side to side.

Bake for 5 minutes, until golden and crispy. Serve, top with Herdez Salsa Verde and enjoy!

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