Dinner
Low-Fat Low-Carb Low-Sugar
Lunch
Vegan + Vegetarian

the BlackBeanBurrito

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Servings: 6

The mango salsa elevates these black bean burritos into delicious territory. Fragrant cilantro and bright tangy lime make for a fantastic flavor meld.

Ingredients

For the Mango Salsa

  • 2 ripe mangoes, peeled + chopped
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

For the Black Beans

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 cans (each 15 oz.) organic black beans, drained + rinsed
  • 6 large organic Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 6 whole-grain tortillas (warm)
  • ¼ cup shredded low-fat Monterey Jack Cheese

*Choose organic whenever possible

Nutritional Info
Nutrition InfoPerServingDaily%
Calories31516%
Fat (g)711%
Saturated Fat (g)210%
Carbohydrates (g)5518%
Protein (g)1223%
Sugars (g)220%
Fiber (g)1559%

Preparation

To make the Mango Salsa

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the mango, red onion, cilantro, lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Set aside.

To make the Black Beans

  1.  In a medium sauté pan over moderate heat, warm 1 teaspoon olive oil. Add the red onion and sauté until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomatoes, cumin, oregano, and sea salt. Remove the mixture from the heat and let cool for a few minutes.
  3. Transfer the tomato to a blender and pulse until smooth with some lumps.
  4. In a medium sauté pan over moderate heat, warm the remaining teaspoon olive oil. Add the beans and the tomato purée and cook until thickened, about 10 minutes.
  5.  To assemble burritos, arrange 1 large Romaine lettuce leaf on top of each tortilla and top with a scoop of the black bean and tomato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and wrap the burritos with the salsa inside, on top, or on the side of the burrito. Enjoy!

Tip

Spice this up with pickled jalapenos.

the BlackBeanBurrito

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