Chipotle Bean Burritos

Looking for a fast and easy dinner tonight? Look no further, these delicious burritos are ready in thirty minutes or less! I like to make these when I don’t have time to make an elaborate meal. It’s fast, easy, and really tasty! Believe it or not they are also healthy as well…only 360 calories each! Pair these burritos with guacamole and chips for a fantastic meal.

Chipotle Bean Burritos

Chipotle Bean Burritos


  • 1  tablespoon  canola oil
  • 1  garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2  teaspoon  chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/3  cup  water
  • 1  (15-ounce) can black beans, drained
  • 1  (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained
  • 3  tablespoons  refrigerated fresh salsa
  • 6  (10-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1  cup preshredded reduced-fat 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 1/2  cups  chopped plum tomato (about 3)
  • 1 1/2  cups  shredded romaine lettuce
  • 6  tablespoons  thinly sliced green onions
  • 6  tablespoons  light sour cream


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic to pan; cook 1 minute, stirring frequently. Stir in chile powder and salt; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Stir in 1/3 cup water and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in salsa. Partially mash bean mixture with a fork.
  2. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon 1/3 cup bean mixture into center of each tortilla. Top each serving with 2 1/2 tablespoons cheese, 1/4 cup tomato, 1/4 cup lettuce, 1 tablespoon onions, and 1 tablespoon sour cream; roll up.

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Source: Cooking Light Magazine, Jan/Feb 2010



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