Turkey Sweet Potato Burrito


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
  • Makes3 servings
Turkey Sweet Potato Burrito

This spicy and flavourful burrito is perfect to take with you for a dinner on the run or enjoy it for lunch the next day.


  • 8 oz lean ground Ontario Turkey

  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth

  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 Thai chili pepper, sliced

  • 1 tsp cornstarch

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 3 large whole wheat tortillas


  • In a large skillet, bring sweet potato and broth to simmer. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Uncover and stir in Turkey, ginger, garlic and pepper. Cook, stirring gently for 5 minutes or until no longer pink.

  • Whisk together cornstarch and soy sauce. Stir into skillet along with cilantro and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

  • Divide mixture among centre of tortillas and fold over sides and roll up.

  • Place on greased grill over medium high heat and grill for about 4 minutes, turning once or until browned and crispy.


This recipe easily doubles for a larger family.

Need dinner on-the-go? Simply wrap the burritos before grilling and keep in the refrigerator ready to pop into a microwave when you need them.

Photos, videos and recipe rights, courtesy of Ontario Turkey. © Copyright 2018 Turkey Farmers of Ontario. All Rights Reserved.

This article was originally published on Jun 11, 2018

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