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Black Bean Burritos

My neighbor and I discovered these delicious low-fat burritos a few years ago. On nights my husband or I have a meeting, we can have a satisfying supper on the table in minutes. —Angela Studebaker, Goshen, Indiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce
  • Optional toppings: Salsa, sour cream, minced fresh cilantro and cubed avocado


  • In a nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat; saute onion and green pepper until tender. Stir in beans; heat through.
  • Spoon about 1/2 cup of vegetable mixture off center on each tortilla. Sprinkle with the cheese, tomato and lettuce. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up. Serve with optional toppings as desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 burrito: 395 calories, 16g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 610mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 7g fiber), 16g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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