Michael Foley suggests using a plastic bottle with a small tip opening to squirt the sour cream onto the plate. Steamed julienne-cut red bell peppers and mixed greens add color to the serving.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 1997


Recipe Summary

10 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Sort and wash beans; place in a large Dutch oven. Cover with water to 2 inches above beans. Cover; let stand 8 hours. Drain.

  • Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add carrot and next 5 ingredients (carrot through celery); sauté 5 minutes. Add beans, 1 1/2 cups broth, chili powder, and next 4 ingredients (chili powder through garlic). Cover; cook 5 minutes. Add remaining 1 1/2 cups broth, rice, lentils, barley, raisins, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 25 minutes. Stir in tomato; set aside.

  • Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon 1 cup bean mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top each with 1 tablespoon cheese and shredded lettuce; roll up. Cut each burrito in half diagonally; place 2 burrito halves on a plate; serve with 1 tablespoon sour cream and 2 tablespoons salsa.

  • Note: You can substitute two (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained, for 1 cup dried beans and omit step 1, if desired.


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Nutrition Facts

573 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 10.6g; saturated fat 2.5g; mono fat 4.5g; poly fat 2.5g; protein 22.4g; carbohydrates 99.9g; fiber 12.6g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 7.7mg; sodium 835mg; calcium 229mg.