Saturday, May 10, 2008

Pumpkin and Black Bean Burrito

Make 7 Burritos

Each burrito has 216 calories, 7.3 grams fat, 14.4 grams fiber, 31.5 grams total carbs, 10.5 grams protein if you use the same ingredients that I did.

Ingredients (I have included total cal/fat/fiber/carb/protein for comparison of ingredients)

1 cup chopped pumpkin (49/0/3/12/2) roasted in

1 tbsp olive oil (119/14/0/0/0) and some garlic and rosemary

1 can of kidney beans, rinsed (350/1.75/21/80.5/24.5)

1/2 cup Sargento Shredded Mexican Cheese Medley (220/18/0/2/12)

Tobasco sauce, to taste

Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning, to taste

Ancho Chili Powder, to taste

Garlic Salt, to taste

Seasoning Salt, to taste

7 Misson Carb Balance Soft Taco Tortillas (110/2.5/11/18/5 EACH TORTILLA)

Steps:

1. Mash roasted pumpkin and beans with seasonings to taste.

2. Gently heat tortillas in microwave for 10seconds or so until pliable.

3. Fill each tortilla with mashed filling and a sprinkle of cheese.

4. Spray baking sheet with cooking spray and place burritos with fold side down. Spray the top of the burritos and bake for 10-15 minutes at 350 degrees.

I baked them about 10 minutes until lightly crunchy and then wrapped them and froze most of them for later. These aren't huge burritos but they are filling, especially with a side of fruit or veggies. Perfect post-workout mini meal!

1 comment:

LK said...

Yum! I make something really similar but I bake them in green enchilada sauce. Its one of my favorites!

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