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Yam and Black Bean WrapsHappy Thanksgiving

Happy Healthy Holidays!

Thanksgiving tortillas made into Yam and Black Bean Wraps! Sweet potatoes with onions, black beans, sunflower seeds, Italian or Caesar dressing, a dash of honey - all wrapped in a tender tortilla.

Recipe Ingredients

1 sweet potato (yam), peeled and shredded, (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup (canned) black beans, rinsed and drained
2 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup sunflower seeds, out of shell
2 tablespoons light Italian or Caesar dressing
1 teaspoon honey
6 flour tortillas, warmed to soften

Note: For warming your tortillas, see our cooking tip: Warming Tortillas.

Recipe Directions

black beans

In a skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute shredded yams over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, or until crisp tender. Transfer to bowl.

In same skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute red onion for about 5 minutes undil tender. Add sauteed onion, black beans, green onions, and sunflower seeds to shredded yams, making well.

In a small bowl, mix together dressing and honey and toss with yam mixture to coat. Fill warmed tortillas and wrap.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size: 1 wrap
Calories: 203; Total Fat: 32g; Carbohydrate: 7g; Protein: 7g; Cholesterol: 33mg; Sodium: 189mg

Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1/2 Meat, 1 Fat

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Thanksgiving Tidbit

The Pilgrims came to the New World for religious freedom. Also, the pilgrims didn't use forks; they ate with spoons, knives, and their fingers.