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October 18, 2011

Black Bean Burritos

Simple enough for a lunch or a weeknight supper, so get out the hot sauce

Compassion Over Killing

black bean burrito

Michelle Riley/The HSUS

Serves 6

1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 cup salsa
1 cup cooked brown rice
12 6-inch flour tortillas
1 cup shredded leaf lettuce or spinach
1 tomato, diced

 

Combine the black beans, salsa, and rice in a saucepan and simmer gently for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, cover, and let sit for 5 minutes.

In an ungreased skillet, heat a tortilla until warm and soft, then spread a line of the bean mixture down the center. Top with lettuce, tomato, and more salsa, if desired.

Roll the tortilla around the filling, then repeat with the remaining tortillas.

Recipe courtesy of Compassion Over Killing.

Nutrition

All figures are per serving (assumes six servings).

Calories: 268
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 4 grams
Carbs: 50 grams
Protein: 7 grams

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