Black Bean Burritos Recipe

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Black Bean Burritos Recipe
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Black Bean Burritos Recipe

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My neighbor and I discovered these delicious low-fat burritos a few years ago. On nights my husband or I have a meeting, we can have a satisfying supper on the table in minutes. —Angela Studebaker, Goshen, Indiana
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • salsa, sour cream, minced fresh cilantro, cubed avocado, optional

Directions

In a nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in beans; heat through.
Spoon about 1/2 cupful off center on each tortilla. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and lettuce. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with salsa, sour cream, cilantro and avocado if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean Burritos in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p11

Nutritional Facts

1 burrito: 346 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 615mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 6g fiber), 15g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • salsa, sour cream, minced fresh cilantro, cubed avocado, optional
  1. In a nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in beans; heat through.
  2. Spoon about 1/2 cupful off center on each tortilla. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and lettuce. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with salsa, sour cream, cilantro and avocado if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean Burritos in Quick Cooking November/December 1999, p11

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Lady Fingers User ID: 2682286 277505
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2017

"Add a spoonful of guacamole, and this becomes a healthier version of Taco Bell's 7-Layer Burrito."

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[email protected] User ID: 1202636 61000
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2014

"Very quick and easy. I added 1 tablespoon of taco seasoning to the bean mixture while it was heating. Really added enough zip."

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whitneydot User ID: 5792028 73566
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2012

"easy, fast, and great for a meatless Monday dinner."

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