Eurydice (eurydice72) wrote,
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Chipotle Bean Burritos

We ate a lot of bad food in Florida. And by bad I mean delicious and unhealthy, lol. So one of my big goals in getting home was detoxing on healthier, lighter fare. I had a hankering for Mexican, though, which isn't always easy to do light.

So I made my old WW standby, black bean soup, and a new one, chipotle bean burritos. Both kids demanded this join the list of regular foods, and I have to agree. It was delicious, and I always have the ingredients on hand, which is a huge bonus when I don't want to have to run to the store.

CHIPOTLE BEAN BURRITOS


INGREDIENTS
1 tbsp canola oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 tsp chipotle chile powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup water
1 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 15 oz can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
3 tbsp salsa
Tortillas
Shredded cheese
Chopped tomato
Shredded lettuce
Sour cream
Other condiments to taste

DIRECTIONS
1. Heat oil in large nonstick pan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
2. Stir in chile powder and salt. Cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
3. Stir in water and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
4. Remove from heat and stir in salsa. Partially mash bean mixture with a fork.

You can be as healthy as you want in putting it together. I used smaller tortillas than the recipe calls for, and the kids used guacamole while I relied on salsa and fat-free sour cream. The bean mixture is chunky and has fantastic flavor. For six servings, it's only 3 points apiece for the bean mixture. We got 8 out of it because I used smaller tortillas rather than the 10-inch ones the recipe recommended.
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