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Sausage Bean Burritos

 Sausage Bean Burritos
Like my mother and grandmother, I'm a frugal cook. I purchase meats in bulk, including sausage. This is one creative way I've found to use sausage in an evening entree. Our children often request these zippy burritos. -Eleanor Chlan, Ellicott City, Maryland
10 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa, divided
  • 10 flour tortillas (7 inches)
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, cook sausage, green pepper and onion over medium
  • heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in beans, rice and 1
  • cup salsa; mix well.
  • Spread about 1/2 cup sausage mixture down the center of each
  • tortilla; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese. Roll up and place,
  • seam side down, in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Top with
  • remaining salsa.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with
  • remaining cheese. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until cheese is
  • melted. Yield: 10 burritos.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 335 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 705 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 12 g protein.