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FREEZER BEAN BURRITO

24 May 2020
The ultimate meal prepping. A big batch of these burritos and will keep perfectly fine in the freezer for up to 3 months, so you can grab a quick meal or take it out for a handy pack lunch. Perfect for a picnic or a day hiking in the hills. 
 
Ingredients (Makes 8 Burritos)
 
1 ½ cups chopped grape tomatoes
4 green onions, chopped
¼ cup chopped pickled jalapeño peppers
2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander/cilantro
2 cans low-sodium pinto beans, rinsed
4 tsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
8 whole-wheat tortillas

 

Cooking
1. Mix tomatoes, green onions, jalapeños and fresh coriander in a bowl.
2. Mash beans with chili powder and cumin in a large bowl until almost smooth. 
3. Stir in cheese to the tomato mixture, and spread about 1/2 cup on each tortilla. 
4. Roll and wrap each burrito, and then cover in foil. 
5. Freeze for up to 3 months.
 
To heat: 
Take foil off and cover with a paper towel to microwave about 2 minutes or until piping.
Or place foil-wrapped burrito on a fire grill and cook until steaming hot throughout, 10 minutes if partially thawed, up to 15 minutes if frozen.
 
Nutrition Per Serving - 1 Burrito
 

Calories

336

Total fat

12.4 g

Saturated fat

6 g

Cholesterol

28 mg

Sodium

750 mg

Potassium

332 mg

Carbohydrates

40.7 g

Fiber

6.8 g

Sugar

4 g

Protein

14.9 g

Vitamin A iu

1084 IU

Vitamin c

6 mg

Folate

65 mcg

Calcium

349 mg

Iron

3 mg

Magnesium

36 mg

 

Image and recipe sourced from eatingwell.com