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Microwave Black Bean Burritos Recipe

Microwave Black Bean Burritos Recipe

“I found this recipe when searching for a quick and easy dish. After making it just once, we were hooked! The zesty flavor was a great surprise," writes Amy Chop from Eufaula, Alabama.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salsa and sour cream

Directions

  • 1. Place beans in a large microwave-safe bowl; mash lightly. Stir in the chilies, onion, peppers, oil, chili powder, garlic, oregano, cumin and salt. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through, stirring once.
  • 2. Spread about 1/4 cup bean mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons cheese; roll up. Place seam side down in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. microwave-safe dish.
  • 3. Cover with a damp paper towel. Microwave on high for 25-40 seconds or until heated through. Serve with salsa and sour cream. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

2 burritos (calculated without salsa and sour cream) equals 534 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 1,057 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 22 g protein.