Quick Bean and Rice Burritos Recipe
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Quick Bean and Rice Burritos Recipe

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Kim Hardison, of Maitland, Florida shares her hearty and zippy burritos that can be whipped up in a jiffy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup salsa
  • Reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese and reduced-fat sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 290 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 504mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add rice. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the chili powder, cumin and pepper flakes until combined. Add beans and rice; cook and stir for 4-6 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Spoon about 1/2 cup of filling off-center on each tortilla; top with 2 tablespoons salsa. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with cheese and sour cream if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Bean 'n' Rice Burritos in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p40

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abbasgael User ID: 5941136 235443
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2015

"it was edible"

kaufmle User ID: 8250669 220001
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2015

"Sometimes the best recipes are the most simple. I made this for me and my honey for the Super Bowl and we both loved them. I am veg and he is not so I needed to find something we would both enjoy. Will make this again."

Tamelastar User ID: 6981339 208399
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2013

"I made this and the whole family loved it!"

glo-star User ID: 7121199 161280
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2013

"I just made it and......I looooved it! I went back for seconds. I will definitely be making this regularly! Thanks so much for this tasty treat. Yummy!"

nigols User ID: 6143871 93908
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2012

"We all liked this, sorry I added more garlic, as we prefer plenty of garlic, apart from that did as I was told and it tasted great. Will do again, made plenty froze some , then later in the week did more wraps still tasted good"

tuscalooso User ID: 2401195 146215
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"My family loves this tasty burrito recipe. The aromas in the house while cooking is added plus too! quick, delicious. Highly recommended."

Robin from Florida User ID: 5749480 161276
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2011

"Hi Kim, I think you are the Kim I used to work for in Orlando, FL. I moved to TX."

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