Basic Bean and Cheese Burrito Recipe

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Basic Bean and Cheese Burrito Recipe
Bean and Cheese Recipe
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Bean and Cheese Recipe

Here is a quick and easy way to get started on making your own burritos. 

4
Servings
373
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 1 16 ounce can of refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, preferably a jack and cheddar mix
  • 1 medium sized onion, finely chopped

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.

Place tortillas, wrapped in foil, in the oven and heat for 10 minutes. 

Meanwhile, sauté onions with cooking oil in a medium-sized saucepan until translucent. Stir in refried beans and cook until it reaches the desired temperature.

Remove tortillas from the oven. Portion the beans and cheese evenly in the center of each tortilla.

To assemble, first fold one half of the tortilla until it covers the filling. Take the adjacent sides and fold them over the first fold. Holding the three folded sides taught, and wrap the fourth corner tightly over the other three.

Serve with guacamole, sour cream, and salsa as desired. 

Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
16g
24%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Cholesterol
29mg
10%
Protein
17g
33%
Carbs
42g
14%
Vitamin A
74µg
8%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
4.1%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8.9%
Vitamin C
9mg
15%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.7%
Vitamin K
5µg
7%
Calcium
310mg
31%
Fiber
6g
23%
Folate (food)
34µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
117µg
29%
Folic acid
49µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
19%
Magnesium
60mg
15%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
13%
Phosphorus
350mg
50%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
489mg
14%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
16.5%
Sodium
966mg
40%
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
23%
Trans
0.4g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
13%

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