Three Bean with Rice Burritos

Servings 6 servings


  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • 1 teaspoon diced jalapeño
  • 8 ounces dark red kidney beans drained and rinsed or homemade
  • 8 ounces light red kidney beans drained and rinsed or homemade
  • 8 ounces black beans drained and rinsed or homemade
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper or more, depending on your heat tolerance
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 6 10-inch whole wheat flour tortillas warmed
  • 1/2 cup shredded low fat Cheddar cheese


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: Cook brown rice.
  • COOKING INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, garlic and jalapeno and sauté until onion is soft. Stir in beans, chili powder, cumin and cayenne. Gradually stir in tomato sauce and heat through.
  • Divide bean mixture and rice evenly among the warm tortillas; top with cheese and fold up, burrito style.
  • Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Buttered corn on the cob and a relish tray of baby carrots, jicama sticks, cherry tomatoes and whole black olives. VEGETARIAN: No changes necessary. KOSHER: No changes necessary. GLUTEN FREE: Make sure beans and tomato sauce are gluten free. Use gluten free tortillas. NUTRITION: Per Serving: 360 Calories; 6g Fat; 15g Protein; 63g Carbohydrate; 11g Dietary Fiber; 2mg Cholesterol; 1079mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Grain(Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat. Points: 9
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