Bean Burrito Bites Recipe

Looking for an easy Bean Burrito Bites recipe? Learn how to make Bean Burrito Bites using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pizzor

Makes 8 servings



These spicy bean-filled burritos are cut in halves to make party appetizers. Serve them whole as a pleasing meatless lunch entree.

Recipe Ingredients for Bean Burrito Bites

1 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon olive oil or cooking oil
15 ounce light red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
8 tortillas, flour, 7-inch
6 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
1 large cucumber, halved lengthwise and crosswise and seeded (2 cups)
1 small red sweet pepper, cut into thin strips (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup snipped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Bean Burrito Bites

  1. Cook and stir jalapenos and cumin in hot oil in a large nonstick skillet for 1 minute. Add beans; cook and stir for 4 minutes. Stir in broth and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes, stirring often. Set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in foil; heat in a 350 degree F oven for 10 minutes.

  3. Spread 4 to 5 teaspoons of the softened cream cheese on each warm tortilla; spoon 2 tablespoons of the bean mixture on top of the cream cheese layer, just below the center of each tortilla. Top with cucumber, sweet pepper, and snipped cilantro.

  4. Fold in tortilla sides; roll up. Cut each burrito in half; serve with salsa. If desired, garnish serving plate with cilantro sprigs and chili pepper slices. Makes 16.

Categories

Beans, Appetizers

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 164.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
189
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4.9g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Sodium
276mg
11%
Potassium
173mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
21.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
1.8g
Protein
6.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 8% Iron 9%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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