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Beef Bean Burritos


Beef & Bean Burrito

Beef & Bean Burrito

Steak plays a supporting role in these easy-to-make burritos. It's the straightforward flavors of cilantro and green chilies that capture the essence of Mexican cuisine.

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 pound beef round steak, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (about 15 ounces) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (about 4 ounces) diced mild green chilies, drained
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
6 (6-inch) flour tortillas, warmed
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese
Salsa and fat-free sour cream (optional)

Preparation

  1. Spray nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat until hot. Add steak and garlic; cook and stir 5 minutes or until steak is cooked to desired doneness.
  2. Stir beans, chilies and cilantro into skillet; cook and stir 5 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Spoon steak mixture evenly down center of each tortilla; sprinkle cheese evenly over each tortilla. Fold bottom end of tortilla over filling; roll to enclose. Serve with salsa and fat-free sour cream, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 burrito (without salsa and sour cream)
Sodium 956 mg
Protein 19 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 36 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Saturated Fat 2 g
Total Fat 7 g
Calories from Fat 22 %
Calories 278

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1/2
Meat 1-1/2
Vegetable 1
Starch 2

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