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Corn N Bean Burritos

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating


8 servings

This is a great summer dish because all of the cooking is done in the microwave oven, you won't heat up your kitchen. Cooked chicken, pork or extra-lean beef can easily be added to suit your family's tastes.—Carol Birkemeier, Nashville, Indiana


  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vegetarian refried beans
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3/4 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 8 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add black beans and corn. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Place beans and corn in a large microwave-safe dish. Add the refried beans, cucumber, salsa, onions and cilantro. Cover and microwave on high for 5-6 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Spoon about 3/4 cup down the center of each tortilla. Fold ends and sides over filling and roll up.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 305 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 825mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 8g fiber), 12g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat.

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