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Hearty Bean & Corn Burritos

Ingredients:

2 cans (540 mL) Kidney beans, drained & rinsed
1 can (796 mL) Diced tomatoes, drained
2 Tablespoons Chili powder
2 teaspoons Garlic powder
1 Tablespoon Cumin
1 can (341 mL) Corn, whole kernel, drained
2 cups Cheddar cheese, shredded
4 Green onions, chopped (optional)
1-2 bags (10-20 tortillas) Large flour tortillas, whole wheat

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add beans, drained tomatoes and spices. Mash well using a fork, potato masher or hand mixer.
  3. Add corn, cheese and green onions (if using) and mix together.
  4. Spread about ¼ cup of filling on each tortilla and roll up.
  5. Place rolled tortillas on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.

How to roll up a burritoMakes about 20 burritos

(If you have only 1 bag of tortillas, use half the filling mixture to make 10 burritos, and freeze the other half for another time.)

Tips:

– Spread extra bean mixture on toasted whole wheat bread or crackers, or use as a dip
– Add chopped green or red peppers to the burrito filling
– Mix in ½ pound (0.25 kg) of cooked ground meat to the filling
– If you like spicy burritos, add hot sauce to the mixture, or drizzle on top after cooking
– You can freeze burritos in freezer bag. Reheat on plate in microwave for a quick meal