Recipe

Beef Burrito with Pepper Jack Cheese and Black Beans

January 01, 2014
makes 6 servings
prep time 15 min
cook time 9 min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef sirloin
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup chunky salsa, divided
  • 2 cups cooked brown or white rice
  • 6 (9-inch) whole-wheat flour tortillas
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (11-ounce) can corn kernels, drained
  • 2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced green onion, including green tops

Instructions

In a medium non-stick skillet, brown ground beef and garlic over medium heat; (break beef mixture up into smaller chunks with a spoon). Drain fat and stir in 1/2 cup of the salsa; set aside.

Spread 1/3 cup of rice on center of a tortilla, leaving a 1/2-inch border. Scatter about 2 tablespoons of beans and 1 1/2 tablespoons of corn over rice. Spread 1/3 cup of the beef mixture and 1/4 cup of the cheese over corn. Top with 2 teaspoons of the salsa and a few pieces of green onion. Fold in two opposite edges of tortilla one inch each and roll up. Place, seam side down, on microwave safe dish. Repeat with remaining tortillas.

Place burritos in a microwave oven and heat 1 minute or until heated through. Serve with remaining salsa.

Recipe created by 3-Every-Day™ of Dairy.

Beef Burrito with Pepper Jack Cheese and Black Beans

Beef Burrito with Pepper Jack Cheese and Black Beans PT15M PT9M PT24M Serves 6
Nutrition facts: 450 calories, 16 grams fat
Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef sirloin, 2 teaspoons minced garlic, 1 cup chunky salsa, divided, 2 cups cooked brown or white rice, 6 (9-inch) whole-wheat flour tortillas, 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed, 1 (11-ounce) can corn kernels, drained, 2 cups shredded Pepper Jack cheese, 1/3 cup sliced green onion, including green tops,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 450

Total Fat 16 g

Saturated Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 65 mg

Sodium 900 mg

Total Carbohydrate 59 g

Dietary Fiber 8 g

Protein 26 g

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