Sweet Potato Quesadillas

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Very different but we think they are so good.

Top Review by Frau Frau

Yummy and interesting. A nice change from the sweet marshmallow recipes for Sweet potatoes. A good lunch or light dinner. Just one large sweet potato will give you the 4 cups of shredded that you need. The potato doesn't mash and become creamy, it stays more firm. It tastes similar to Indian food with the savory and sweet together. Definitely worth a try.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large non-stick skillet, heat vegetable oil.
  2. Sauté onions and garlic until the onions are transparent.
  3. Add in the sweet potatoes, oregano, chili powder, cumin, and cayenne.
  4. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  5. When the sweet potatoes are tender, remove the filling from the heat and add salt and pepper; stirring to mix.
  6. Evenly spread the sweet potato mixture onto the tortillas; sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese onto each tortilla.
  7. Fold tortilla in half over filling.
  8. Either clean out the skillet you just used or get another large non-stick skillet and add a little oil; heat on medium high heat.
  9. Place the quesadillas in a heated nonstick skillet and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes, until cheese is melted and the filling is hot.
  10. Add more oil to skillet as needed and cook in batches.
  11. Serve with salsa and sour cream.

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