Brown Rice and Bean Burrito

By January 20, 2020Lunch, Recipes
AuthoradminDifficultyIntermediate

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
 ¼ cup Cooked brown rice
 1 tbsp shredded Cheddar
 ¼ avocado
 1 tsp fresh lime juice
 1 whole wheat 8-inch tortilla
 1 tbsp no-salt-added canned black beans
 1 tbsp thinly sliced or shredded carrots
 1 tbsp mild jarred salsa
1

If the cooked rice is cold, reheat it in the microwave.

2

When hot, mix in the Cheddar until the cheese melts.

3

Set aside to cool to room temperature.

4

Mash the avocado and lime juice together in a small bowl with a fork until it becomes a spreadable consistency.

5

Lay the tortilla out on a cutting board.

6

Spread the mashed avocado on the tortilla, leaving a 1-inch outer border without any avocado.

7

In the bottom third of the tortilla, lay out in a log shape the rice, beans, carrots and salsa.

8

Roll over once tightly, then tuck in the sides and continue rolling.

9

The avocado should help the burrito stay together.

10

Cut in half. Wrap in a paper towel, followed by a layer of aluminum foil.

Ingredients

 ¼ cup Cooked brown rice
 1 tbsp shredded Cheddar
 ¼ avocado
 1 tsp fresh lime juice
 1 whole wheat 8-inch tortilla
 1 tbsp no-salt-added canned black beans
 1 tbsp thinly sliced or shredded carrots
 1 tbsp mild jarred salsa

Directions

1

If the cooked rice is cold, reheat it in the microwave.

2

When hot, mix in the Cheddar until the cheese melts.

3

Set aside to cool to room temperature.

4

Mash the avocado and lime juice together in a small bowl with a fork until it becomes a spreadable consistency.

5

Lay the tortilla out on a cutting board.

6

Spread the mashed avocado on the tortilla, leaving a 1-inch outer border without any avocado.

7

In the bottom third of the tortilla, lay out in a log shape the rice, beans, carrots and salsa.

8

Roll over once tightly, then tuck in the sides and continue rolling.

9

The avocado should help the burrito stay together.

10

Cut in half. Wrap in a paper towel, followed by a layer of aluminum foil.

Brown Rice and Bean Burrito

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