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Microwave Black Bean Burritos

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. —Amy Chop, Eufaula, Alabama
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 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 shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Salsa and sour cream


  • 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.
  • 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 11x7-in. microwave-safe dish.
  • Cover with a damp paper towel. Microwave on high for 25-40 seconds or until heated through. Serve with salsa and sour cream.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 534 calories, 19g fat (7g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 1057mg sodium, 71g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 6g fiber), 22g protein.

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  • mythyagain
    Oct 4, 2014

    Very quick and easy! I added fresh tomatoes after the final nuking in the microwave.

  • Villette
    Aug 7, 2013

    Very good. We didn't have any Monterey Jack on hand, so I used cheddar and pepper jack and it was quite tasty. Super fast and easy.

  • MelissaB22
    Jun 19, 2013

    wonderful flavor. i added 1/4 c. chopped tomato and served them on multigrain flat bread.

  • hector3918
    Nov 9, 2012

    What wonderful flavors in this recipe. I am not a big vegetarian but I really enjoyed how filling this recipe was. An added bonus was the easy clean up.

  • pajamaangel
    Oct 8, 2011

    Husband said these are definite keepers! I admit, they had a fantastic flavor and I loved that it was quick and easy to make.

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