Black Bean Burritos
TAKES: 10 min. MAKES: 4 servings
My neighbor and I discovered these fabulous low-fat burritos a few years ago. On nights when my husband or I have an evening meeting, we can put a tasty and satisfying supper on the table in mere minutes. —Angela Studebaker, Goshen, IN
1 Tbsp. canola oil
3 Tbsp. chopped onion
3 Tbsp. chopped green pepper 1 can (15 oz.) black beans,
rinsed and drained
4 flour tortillas (8 in.), warmed 1 cup shredded Mexican
1 medium tomato, chopped 1 cup shredded lettuce Optional: salsa, sour cream, minced fresh cilantro and cubed avocado
1. In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in beans; heat through.
2. Spoon about 1/2 cup bean mixture off center on each tortilla. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and lettuce. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with salsa, sour cream, cilantro and avocado if desired.
PER SERVING 346 cal., 13g fat (5g sat. fat), 25mg chol., 615mg sod., 43g carb. (2g sugars, 6g fiber), 15g pro.
Diabetic exchanges: 21/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.