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Black Bean and Quinoa Freezer Burritos

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17Ingredients
40Minutes
580Calories
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion (large, diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (crushed or minced)
  • 1 jalapeño (seeded and finely minced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (large, diced)
  • 1 medium zucchini (diced)
  • 1 cup corn kernels (fresh, frozen, or canned are all fine)
  • 1 large tomato (dice)
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa (from about 1/2 cup uncooked)
  • 3 cups black beans (approx two 14oz cans)
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon hot smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (optional)
  • 6 whole wheat tortillas
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    580Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories580Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol35mg12%
    Sodium2020mg84%
    Potassium1120mg32%
    Protein31g61%
    Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate67g22%
    Dietary Fiber16g64%
    Sugars9g18%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C110%
    Calcium60%
    Iron35%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(18)

    Dean Ski 2 years ago
    These are great and super easy to make. Get a partner and it doesn't take that long to cook, set up and clean up. Get out the Cuisinart to make prep super quick. They're great as is, but we felt it was missing a little acid. Even at 2 minutes on the tomato, you're losing most of the acid. Give them a quick spritz of lime before you roll them up and they'll be perfect!.
    Dustin Felker 2 years ago
    My kids who are the worlds pickiest eater's loved them. Instead of Quinoa, I used Mexican Rice.
    Cody W. 3 years ago
    Great to freeze and eat later, hot or cold. I added Sriracha to mine. So filling and delicious.
    João 3 years ago
    Not really my cup. Needed less spice, less black bean, and was bland. Only made eatable with copious amounts of lettuce + mayo.
    Adams 4 years ago
    Good, did not change recipe
    Shaun 4 years ago
    Turned out great even though I left out the zucchini and subbed the quinoa for brown rice.
    Katey Gray 4 years ago
    Delicious! They’re great to take to work for lunch, you can make a bunch and freeze them ahead of time. They are good cold or warmed up for a minute or so. My toddler even likes them! Definitely a winner :)
    Karen Vickers 4 years ago
    fantastic for lunch at work! i got a couple other people making them and they love'em.
    Brian 4 years ago
    I was surprised how good this actually turned out. I followed the recipe exactly and can't really think how I could make it taste any better. Will definitely make again.
    Olivia T. 4 years ago
    Omitting the cheese, this was the easiest, cheapest, and best tasting freezable vegan lunch I've been able to find! The chopping was a lot of work....in the future I might try to use my food processor for all the dicing. If you want to freeze your burritos, I'd suggest squeezing as much water out of your veggies as possible (so your burritos aren't soggy when they thaw). Next time I'll omit the tortillas and just eat them as bowls.
    Smithey 4 years ago
    Loved it. Doubled the batch in two pans and added ground beef to one. Turned out awesome.
    Suzanne Sloan 4 years ago
    This was terrific! The entire family liked it. Served it with s little shredded cheese.
    MeeganMoore 5 years ago
    Delicious! I made these for clients of mine and they loved them. Makes for a great freezer meal too!
    Adriana Threet 5 years ago
    These turn out great every time we make them. We usually make a couple for dinner and then freeze the rest for lunch throughout the week I recommend taking them out in the morning to thaw by lunch and then warming it up in the microwave for a few seconds. Delicious!
    Tina J. 5 years ago
    Absolutely delicious. I added lettuce and avocado for the one I ate tonight but just ago for the freezer ones
    Hello Vivian! 5 years ago
    Great. Quick, tasty and easy to make enough for the whole week in one go. We didn't freeze- just refrigerated leftovers to put in a burrito or over lettuce for a salad.
    Leyla C. 5 years ago
    Unable to make it. This stupid rating system popped up every time I tried logging in and I couldn't get passed it to the recipe!!
    Steph O. 5 years ago
    Great lunch idea, make them in batches a lot now. They freeze well and are a real treat, easy to make and full of flavour

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