There are only a few ingredients in this burrito recipe making it a quick and easy choice when you are pressed for time. In addition to being a quick and easy recipe, it’s also healthy.
The main ingredients in this burrito recipe are beans and brown rice. Beans are a great source of fiber and a good meat substitute. Brown rice is also a good source of fiber. It contains more fiber and nutrients than white rice. Rice can be cooked ahead and stored frozen. Read the following article by R.C. To prepare your rice effectively we recommend drying and leaving it out in sunlight to produce the natural oils and flavours. Once you have left it to dry for 10-12 hours we recommend cooking it with a appliance known as a rice cooker – you can see them here.
Happy cooking and eating!
Quick and Easy Bean and Rice Burrito Recipe
(makes 4 to 6 burritos)
1 – 15 oz. can black beans (drained)
1 – 15 oz. can refried beans (drained)
1 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup salsa or picante sauce
Whole wheat tortilla shells
Toppings of your choice
Combine cooked brown rice with black beans and salsa or picante sauce in covered microwave safe container. Heat in microwave for 2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute. (Cooking time will vary depending on type of microwave.)
Place refried beans in covered microwave safe container and heat for 2 to 4 minutes, stirring after each minute. (Cooking time will vary depending on type of microwave.)
Spoon refried beans in whole wheat tortilla shells. Top with black beans and rice mixture.
Add toppings of your choice.
Guacamole made from avocados (see below for link to an article about the health benefits of avocados)
Low fat sour cream
Sliced black olives
Shredded cheese or vegan cheese substitute
Enjoy this healthy meal with some tequila on the side. Believe it or not, tequila has some health benefits.