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13 INGREDIENTS6 STEPS35MIN

Sweet Potato Quesadillas

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Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
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These delicious Sweet Potato Quesadillas will quickly become one of your favorite things to eat! The sautéed sweet potato filling can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for days.

35MIN

Total Cooking Time

13

Ingredients
Alexandra's Kitchen
Alexandra Stafford is the blogger behind Alexandra's Kitchen, a food blog featuring mostly simple, sometimes fussy but always seasonal recipes.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
6
Serves 6
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1 1/2 cups
Onions , finely chopped
2 cloves
Garlic , minced
3 Tbsp
Grapeseed oil, Canola Oil
4 cups
Sweet Potatoes , peeled, grated
1 tsp
Chili Powder
1 tsp
Ground Cumin , ground
1 pinch
Cayenne Pepper
to taste
Salt and Pepper
to taste
Lime Juice , freshly squeezed
1 cup
Sharp Cheddar Cheese , grated
Monterey Jack
8
White Corn Tortillas
to taste
Salsa
to taste
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Step 1
In a large pan set over medium heat, sauté the Onions (1 1/2 cups) and Garlic (2 cloves) in Olive Oil (3 Tbsp) until the onions are translucent.
Step 2
Add the Sweet Potatoes (4 cups) , Chili Powder (1 tsp) , Ground Cumin (1 tsp) , and Cayenne Pepper (1 pinch) and cook, covered, for about 10 minutes, stirring every few minutes.
Step 3
When the sweet potato is tender, add Salt and Pepper (to taste) and remove the pan from the heat. Sprinkle Lime Juice (to taste) over the sweet potatoes, mix, taste, and adjust with more lime and salt to taste.
Step 4
Spread 1/8th of the filling over each White Corn Tortillas (8) . Top with Sharp Cheddar Cheese (1 cup) to taste.
Step 5
Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven until the cheese is fully melted and the sweet potatoes and tortillas are hot, approximately 15 minutes.
Step 6
Remove pan from the oven, and fold each tortilla in half. Serve with more Lime Juice (to taste) , Sour Cream (to taste) , and Salsa (to taste) on the side.

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