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Meat Loaf Burritos Recipe

Meat Loaf Burritos Recipe

In New London, Texas, Lori Thompson deliciously disguises leftover meat loaf in these hearty burritos. They get plenty of flavor from cheese, salsa and other colorful toppings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups crumbled cooked meat loaf (3 slices)
  • 6 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • Shredded cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes and salsa, optional

Directions

  • 1. Melt butter in a skillet; add half of the beans and mash with a fork. Stir in meat loaf and remaining beans; heat through.
  • 2. Spoon about 1/2 cup meat loaf mixture onto each tortilla. Top with cheese if desired. Fold up bottom and sides over filling. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes and salsa if desired. Yield: 6 burritos.

Nutritional Facts

One burrito (prepared with fat-free flour tortillas and reduced-fat margarine; calculated without toppings) equals 251 calories, 691 mg sodium, 31 gm cholesterol, 37 gm carbohydrate, 13 gm protein, 5 gm fat, 4 gm fiber. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.