Black Bean and Quinoa Burritos

Black Bean and Quinoa Burritos
Prep 15 mins Cook 6 mins Microwave 30 seconds Bake 350°F 25 mins


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 cups diced sweet peppers
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) lowsodium black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 2/3 cup jarred medium salsa, plus more for serving (optional)
  • 6 burrito-size tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar- Jack cheese blend (such as Sargento, from an 8 oz pkg)
  • Sour cream for serving (optional)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees . Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add peppers, scallions and chili powder; cook 5 minutes. Stir in beans and lime juice; cook 1 more minute. Remove from heat.

2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine quinoa and salsa. Microwave tortillas for 30 seconds to soften.

3. Spread a tortilla on a work surface. Top with 1/3 cup of the pepper mixture, a heaping 2 tbsp cheese and 1/3 cup quinoa. Fold up, envelopestyle, to enclose filling. Place seam side down on a foil-lined baking sheet. Repeat with remaining tortillas, pepper mixture, cheese and quinoa.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes until hot (filling should register 150 degrees ). Serve with sour cream and additional salsa, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 419, Fat, total (g): 15, chol. (mg): 37, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 64, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 12, sodium (mg): 795, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.