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Quick Bean and Cheese Burrito

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Make it a Meal

Add these dishes to make a full meal:

Soybean Succotash

Roasted Potatoes with Salsa Verde

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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.

Preparation facts

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 can)

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.

Grate cheese.

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.

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1 serving
Calories 304
Calories from Fat 76 (25%)
% Daily Value*
13%Total Fat 8g
20%Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.7g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.3g
9%Cholesterol 27mg
45%Sodium 1084mg
14%Potassium 501mg
14%Total Carbohydrate 41g
32%Dietary Fiber 7.9g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
31%Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.
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