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Black Bean Burritos

Yield 2 servings.
For a change of pace from your usual brown-bag meal, pack meatless burritos, commercial baked tortilla chips, and fresh nectarines.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned black beans, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons salt-free herb-and-spice blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • 1/2 cup cooked long-grain rice (cooked without salt or fat)
  • 2 green leaf lettuce leaves
  • 2 (8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup (1 ounce) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons no-salt-added mild salsa

Nutrition Information

  • calories 311
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 6.2 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 13.5 g
  • carbohydrate 50.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 9 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 569 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan, stirring well. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thoroughly heated. Stir in cooked rice.

  2. Place a lettuce leaf on each tortilla. Spoon bean mixture evenly down center of each tortilla. Top each with 2 tablespoons cheese, 1 tablespoon green onions, and 1 tablespoon salsa. Roll up tortillas, and secure with wooden picks.

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