Quick Bean and Cheese Burrito
Related recipes: Beans and Grains, Cheese,
Chile Peppers, Corn-Free, Dairy Foods, Easy,
Egg-Free, Fast, Garlic,
Grains, High Fiber, Low-Fat,
Low-Fat and Fast, Main Dishes, Soy-Free,
A quick meal that can be a life saver on those busy nights.
Ingredients are simple and easy to keep on hand. Kids love these burritos.
Yield: 7 servings
7 flour tortillas, 10-inch (25cm) diameter
3 1/2 cups (910g) fat-free refried beans, (two 16-ounce cans)
1/2 cup (115g) green chiles, canned, chopped (one 4-ounce
1/2 tsp (1g) cumin
1/2 tsp (2g) garlic powder
8 oz (230g) reduced fat cheddar cheese*, shredded
Preheat over to 400°F (205°C).
Prepare filling by mixing refried beans, chilies, cumin and garlic
together in a bowl.
Assemble burrito by spooning approximately 1/2 cup (130g) bean filling
into the center of each tortilla and top with about one Tbsp of cheddar cheese. Fold in ends
and then sides. Place burritos seam side down on baking sheets that have been sprayed with
vegetable oil spray.
Bake for 20–25 minutes until golden brown.
Serve with a dab of light sour cream and salsa.
* Allergy notes: The egg protein lysozyme is an unlabeled additive in
some cheeses. People allergic to eggs should eliminate any cheese in this recipe.
Serving Size 1 serving
Calories from Fat 76 (25%)
% Daily Value*
13%Total Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g