Two-Bean Beef Burrito

Two-Bean Beef Burrito 150 Image by: Two-Bean Beef Burrito 150 Author: Canadian Living

Even the pickiest of eaters will love these melty, cheesy burritos. they're perfect for post-soccer or hockey games or a poker night. Any leftovers are great for lunch the next day.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and finely chopped
  • 8 oz extra-lean ground beef
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup kidney bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 can pinto beans drained and rinsed
  • 4 whole wheat tortillas
  • 2 cups lightly packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup shredded Monteray Jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Method

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion and jalapeño pepper until golden, about 6 minutes.

Stir in beef, garlic, cumin and pepper, breaking up beef with spoon; cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in kidney beans and tomato; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

Meanwhile, in bowl, mash pinto beans with 2 tbsp water; divide among tortillas. Layer each with spinach and cheese; spoon beef mixture onto centre of each. Fold in sides; fold in top and bottom to meet over filling.

Bake, seam side down, on baking sheet in 400°F (200°C) oven until golden, about 7 minutes.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 1084 mg
  • Protein 34 g
  • Calories 560.0
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Potassium 723 mg
  • Cholesterol 56 mg
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Total carbohydrate 59 g

%RDI

  • Iron 38.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 62.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 29.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 24.0
  • Vitamin C 13.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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