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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Yam and Black Bean Wraps





Yam and Black Bean Wraps


  • 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


  1. In a skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté shredded yams over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, or until crisp tender. Transfer to bowl.
  2. In same skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, sauté red onion for about 5 minutes until tender.
  3. Add sautéed onion, black beans, green onions, and sunflower seeds to shredded yams, making well.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together dressing and honey and toss with yam mixture to coat.
  5. Fill warmed tortillas and wrap.
  6. Makes 6 Wraps.


  Portland Fire & Rescue 

  We Respond: Always Ready, Always There

  January 5, 2011 


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