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Bean and Cheese Burritos

These simple Bean and Cheese Burritos are a quick an easy meal that is both low in fat and overall calories. With additions of a little onion, chili powder, and liquid smoke though this dish is on the lighter side it doesn't lack flavor.
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Bean and Cheese Burritos

Ingredients

Freezer Containers

Supplies

Nutritional Information

  • 1 Serving = 1 burrito
  • 221 Calories
  • 5g Fat
  • 3g Sat Fat
  • 7mg Cholesterol
  • 744mg Sodium
  • 276mg Potassium
  • 22g Carbs
  • 19g Fiber
  • 0g Sugars
  • 12g Protein
  • 3 WW+ Points
  • 6 WW Smart Points

Directions

  1. Heat onions over medium heat until they begin to turn translucent.
  2. Drain the beans, but keep the liquid.
  3. Add beans, chili powder, salt, and liquid smoke to onions. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and allow beans to slightly cool.
  5. Puree or mash bean mixture using potato masher, blender or mixer. If beans are too thick, add some of the reserved liquid.
  6. Place around 1/3 cup bean mixture into each tortilla.
  7. Top bean mixture with 2 Tablespoons cheese. Roll.
  8. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes.

Freezing Directions

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Heat onions over medium heat until they begin to turn translucent.
  2. Drain beans, but keep the liquid.
  3. Add beans, chili powder, salt, and liquid smoke to onions. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and allow beans to slightly cool.
  5. Puree or mash bean mixture using potato masher, blender or mixer. If beans are too thick, add some of the cooking liquid.
  6. Place around 1/3 cup bean mixture into each tortilla.
  7. Top bean mixture with 2 Tablespoons cheese. Roll.
  8. Place burritos on baking sheet and flash freeze.
  9. Once frozen, place in gallon freezer bag, label and freeze.

Serving Day Directions

  1. Microwave for 2 minutes, or until heated through.

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