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Calypso Burritos

When Darlene Deeg builds a burrito, she uses a bounty of beans, veggies, cheese and salsa. “My husband doesn't notice he's not getting meat,” she pens from Vernon, British Columbia. “Serve them with sour cream, chopped tomatoes and avocado. Leftovers make a great taco salad topping.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 small zucchini, shredded
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (16 ounces) kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium taco seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the zucchini, carrots and onion in oil for 3-5 minutes or until tender. Stir in the beans, corn, salsa, taco seasoning and cumin. Cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in cheese and cilantro. Spoon about 2/3 cupful filling off center on each tortilla. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 349 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 744mg sodium, 55g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 8g fiber), 16g protein.

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  • abbasgael
    Jan 4, 2018

    This should have been a vegetarian's dream recipe, but something about it just didn't work for me--maybe the cumin. Not sure how I'm going to fix up all the leftovers so I don't end up wasting a lot of food.

  • shellbell404
    Jul 14, 2013

    Great taste, added some tofutti

  • KmMcK
    Dec 31, 2011

    wasn't really good as a wrap, a little sloppy

  • paigexx4
    May 1, 2011

    I wasnt impressed the first time I made these because I thought they were a little bland, but I added more taco seasoning and salsa the next time as well as made them into tacos rather than burritos. They were REALLY good after adding just a little more seasoning. I like to garnish with a little sour cream. VERY VERY GOOD.

  • onnie115
    Jul 14, 2010

    These were delicious! I will be making these burritos over and over again because they are so good for you...only 7 points on weightwatchers!

  • Seminoles
    Apr 27, 2010

    These were very good. I used cheddar rather than mozzarella and my whole family enjoyed them. We didn't miss the meat at all!

  • aug2295
    Apr 20, 2010

    I enjoyed this very much. We've been having one vegetarian day each week and this definitely worked for it.

  • mandah2386
    Oct 23, 2009

    These were delicious! I didn't have any carrots or zucchini but used everything else. They were excellent! DH, who is usually a meat and potatoes kind of guy, said they tasted so good, and you couldn't even tell there wasn't any meat in them, and gobbled down 3 of these! Definately will make them again!

  • DanaSiegmund
    Sep 24, 2009

    Nasty