Black Bean Burritos

Black Bean Burritos

Serves 4

Serve these burritos with fresh pineapple salsa or a chopped vegetable salad.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, drained and rinsed, or 3 cups cooked beans
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 3 green onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 4 tablespoons grated Monterey Jack or non-dairy cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce, more to taste
  • Sea salt and ground pepper
  • 4 large whole wheat tortillas
  • 1 ripe avocado, mashed
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Method: 

In a large bowl, mix together beans, tomato, green onions, cilantro, cooked rice and cheese. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine garlic and lime juice. In a slow, steady stream whisk in oil until dressing has slightly thickened. Add crushed red pepper and salt to taste. Stir lime dressing into bean mixture and season with hot sauce to taste.

Spread 1/4 of the avocado along the center of each tortilla. Top with bean mixture. Fold the edges up and roll up into burritos. Serve immediately, or heat on a baking sheet in a 350°F oven until cheese has melted and burritos are heated through, about 15 minutes.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:620 calories (210 from fat), 24g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 520mg sodium, 82g carbohydrate (18g dietary fiber, 4g sugar), 21g protein
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