Community Recipe
from [8stringfan]
Zippy Black-Bean Burritos

Zippy Black-Bean Burritos

Yet another of the many CL recipes that were lost when they moved the site to myrecipes.

  • Yield: 1 serving


  • 2 teaspoon(s) olive oil
  • 3/4 cup(s) chopped green bell peppers
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) red wine vinegar
  • 1 (10-ounce) can diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 4 (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 cup(s) reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • fresh cilantro leaves



1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the bell pepper, cumin, oregano, and garlic; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in vinegar and tomatoes; reduce heat to medium, and cook 10 minutes. Stir in beans; cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

2. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 1/2 cup bean mixture down center of each tortilla using a slotted spoon. Sprinkle each serving with 1/4 cup cheese, and roll up. Garnish with fresh cilantro, if desired. Yield: 4 servings: (serving size: 1 tortilla).

Calories: 283; Fat: 8 g; Protein: 15.1 g; Carb: 41.6 g; Chol: 6 mg; Sodium: 1,100 mg

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