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Black Bean Burritos Recipe

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"My neighbor and I discovered these delicious low-fat burritos a few years ago," writes Angela Studebaker of Goshen, Indiana. "On nights my husband or I have a meeting, we can have a satisfying supper on the table in minutes."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Salsa, optional

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with fat-free tortillas and reduced-fat cheddar cheese; calculated without salsa) equals 288 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 672 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 meat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in beans; heat through.
  2. Spoon about 1/2 cupful off center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and lettuce. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with salsa if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean Burritos in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p11

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with fat-free tortillas and reduced-fat cheddar cheese; calculated without salsa) equals 288 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 19 mg cholesterol, 672 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 meat, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

Very quick and easy. I added 1 tablespoon of taco seasoning to the bean mixture while it was heating. Really added enough zip.

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Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

Easy, fast, and great for a meatless Monday dinner.

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