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Calypso Burritos Recipe
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Calypso Burritos Recipe

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When Darlene Deeg builds a burrito, she uses a bounty of beans, veggies, cheese and salsa. “My husband doesn't notice he's not getting meat,” she pens from Vernon, British Columbia. “Serve them with sour cream, chopped tomatoes and avocado. Leftovers make a great taco salad topping.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small zucchini, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed

Nutritional Facts

1 burrito equals 349 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 744 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the zucchini, carrots and onion in oil for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the beans, corn, salsa, taco seasoning and cumin. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese and cilantro. Spoon about 2/3 cupful filling off center on each tortilla. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Calypso Burritos in Country Woman August/September 2007, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 burrito equals 349 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 744 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Reviews for Calypso Burritos

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Reviewed Jul. 14, 2013

"Great taste, added some tofutti"

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"wasn't really good as a wrap, a little sloppy"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 1, 2011

"I wasnt impressed the first time I made these because I thought they were a little bland, but I added more taco seasoning and salsa the next time as well as made them into tacos rather than burritos. They were REALLY good after adding just a little more seasoning. I like to garnish with a little sour cream. VERY VERY GOOD."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 14, 2010

"These were delicious! I will be making these burritos over and over again because they are so good for you...only 7 points on weightwatchers!"

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Reviewed Apr. 27, 2010

"These were very good. I used cheddar rather than mozzarella and my whole family enjoyed them. We didn't miss the meat at all!"

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