Bean and Rice Burritos
1 1/2 cups brown rice, cooked according to package directions
1 medium green pepper, diced
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1 Tbsp chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes, optional
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup salsa
8 whole wheat tortillas, warmed (homemade version)
Grated cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream, optional
- In a large skillet, saute green pepper and onion in oil for 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in chili powder, cumin and pepper flakes until combined.
- Add beans, rice and salsa and cook 4-6 minutes or until heated through.
- Spoon about 1/2 cup filling onto each tortilla; top with desired toppings. Fold sides and ends over filling and roll up.
Recipe adapted from Taste of Homes 2012.