Baleadas

Baleadas
Staff Writer
Baleadas

Baleadas are one of Honduras' most popular foods. Baleadas are wheat flour tortillas — often quite thick — folded in half and filled with mashed fried beans. The authentic dish originated in El Progreso.

8
Servings
165
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  flour
  • 1  Teaspoon  baking powder
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  Cup  water
  • 3  Tablespoons  vegetable oil
  • can (16 ounces) low-fat refried black beans, warmed
  • ripe avocado, sliced into 16 pieces
  • 1/2  Cup  sour cream
  • package (4 ounces) ATHENOS Traditional Crumbled Feta Cheese

Directions

Mix the flour, baking powder, and salt in medium bowl. Stir in water and oil to form dough.

Knead dough 5 minutes on a lightly floured surface. Shape into disk. Cover with plastic wrap; let rest 20 min.

Divide dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each dough piece into 6-inch disk; cover with plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining dough to make 8 tortillas.

Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat. Add tortillas in batches; cook 1 minute on each side until browned and lightly puffed.

Spoon warm beans evenly over hot tortillas; top with remaining ingredients. Fold in half. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
7g
10%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
22g
17%
Protein
4g
9%
Vitamin A, RAE
39µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
43mg
4%
Choline, total
3mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
25mg
8%
Phosphorus, P
85mg
12%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
290mg
19%
Water
42g
2%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%