Basic Bean and Cheese Burrito Recipe

Basic Bean and Cheese Burrito Recipe
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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
165
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. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
10g
11%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
13µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
58mg
6%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
5mg
1%
Sodium, Na
405mg
27%
Water
40g
1%

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.