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Double-Bean Burritos

Serve these colorful double-bean burritos with your favorite salsa for a Mexican meal the whole family will enjoy.

Cooking Light MARCH 2005

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1 burrito)

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2-ounce) bag boil-in-bag brown rice
  • 1 cup chunky bottled salsa
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 6 tablespoons bean dip (such as Frito Lay)
  • 3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeño peppers
  • 1 peeled avocado, cut into 6 slices
  • 12 cilantro sprigs
  • 6 lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

Cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat.

While rice cooks, combine salsa and black beans in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stack tortillas; wrap stack in damp paper towels. Microwave at high 25 seconds or until warm.

Spread 1 tablespoon bean dip over each tortilla; top each tortilla with 1/4 cup rice, 1/3 cup black bean mixture, 2 tablespoons cheese, 1 avocado slice, and 2 cilantro sprigs; roll up. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 503
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 16.4g
  • Saturated fat: 4.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 7.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 16.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 72.9g
  • Fiber: 7.7g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Iron: 4.1mg
  • Sodium: 905mg
  • Calcium: 211mg
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