The school year is in full swing, we are deep into football season, and I’ve stepped up my kid-friendly meal-prepping because I’m all about winning the inevitable 6 pm “I’m soooooo hungry” smack down! With a little advance planning, my recipe for BBQ Beef, Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taquitos makes a quick-fix dinner for my family on busy school nights and a popular snack for their hungry friends on game day.
While these boys are munching what they assume to be merely crispy, crunchy, cheesy, beefy taquitos (rolled tacos by any other name!), I snicker in silent satisfaction knowing I’ve snuck in some wholesome nutrition to fuel their busy, active bodies. Lean beef for muscle-making protein and iron, beans for even more protein plus fiber, and sweet potato in a whole grain tortillas for a double-whammy of healthy complex carbs for long-lasting giddy-up-and-go.
These tasty taquitos can be devoured right out of the oven, or freeze a batch and then just toss in the oven on those endless days that have gone into double overtime. Just add a simple side salad and your favorite Texas-style condiments like guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo and barbeque sauce.
This simple dinner and snack solution is a no-fail, kid-friendly, meal-prepping miracle. Make it today, let me show you how.
The filling is made of lean ground beef, sweet potato and black beans with taco seasoning and barbecue sauce for that flavor we crave here in the Lone Star state.
The filling is made of lean ground beef, sweet potato and black beans with taco seasoning and barbecue sauce for that flavor we crave here in the Lone Star state. Enjoy!