When I go to my favorite restaurant, which is a Mexican restaurant, there is always a long waiting list. By the time I get to the restaurant, I am hungry, ready to eat, and I do not want to wait thirty minutes to an hour for my food. Here is a bean burrito that will sure make you stay in to eat and not deal with the crowds at restaurants.
Black Bean Burrito
Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes
1/2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bell pepper
1/2 tsp cumin
1 8oz. can of black beans
6 whole wheat or Spinach tortillas
3/4 cup 2% mexican blend cheese, shredded
1 large tomato, chopped
1/2 cup cilantro
Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large skillet, sauté onion, garlic, and bell pepper until tender. Remove from heat. Drain black beans and combine with cumin. Heat tortillas according to package directions. Set up an assembly line of sauté vegetables, beans, cheese, tomato, and cilantro. Go through the line and add each ingredient. Once all ingredients are in the tortillas, fold the sides of the tortilla. Place tortillas in an oven safe dish. Cook at 350°F for 10-15 minutes. Serve with avocado chopped on top.
Calories per Serving: 399, Fat: 17g (Saturated Fat 6g), Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 268mg, Carbohydrates: 45g, Fiber: 10g, Protein: 18g.
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