Monday, May 16, 2011

Laura's Black Bean/Avocado Burritos

This easy no cook lunch has only 390 calories super nutritious calories. Black beans make this a wonderful high protein filling meal. Check out the link to the World's Healthiest Foods and take advantage of all the great nutritional research done there for black beans  - and a few more serving/recipe ideas as well!

The nutrition facts for this quick and easy meal can be found at Calorie Count! 

Black Bean/Avocado Burritos
1 serving (two small burritos)

3/4 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 avocado, chopped
1/4 cup salsa
1/2 tsp cumin
1 lime, juiced
2 small (6 inch) whole-grain tortillas

Stir together beans, avocado, salsa, cumin and lime juice.  Spoon into tortillas and roll or fold to eat.


Also great with 1/4 cup black beans + 2 oz. cooked, diced cooked chicken breast - terrific way to use left over chicken from a roasted bird.

To lower the sodium content, make your own fresh salsa with chopped onions, jalapenos, tomatoes, and cilantro!

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