Spinach Cheese Burritos Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach Cheese Burritos recipe? Learn how to make Spinach Cheese Burritos using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by aech

Makes 4 servings



Modified from Simple Suppers, p. 146

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach Cheese Burritos

5 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp vegetable oil
10 cups baby spinach
1 tsp coriander
1/8 tsp nutmeg
8 oz Mexican cheese
3 oz cream cheese
10 flour tortillas

Recipe Directions for Spinach Cheese Burritos

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F.

  2. In a large skillet on medium heat, cook the garlic in the oil for 2-3 minutes. Add the spinach and cook until the leaves are wilted and the water has evaporated. Stir in the coriander, nutmeg, cheese, and cream cheese. Remove from the heat.

  3. To prepare the burritos, place about 1/2 c of filling on the lower half of a warm tortilla, fold the bottom up and the sides in to encase the filling, roll it up, and place seam-side down in the prepared baking dish. Repeat with the rest of the filling and tortillas. Brush the tops lightly with oil, cover the dish with foil,a nd bake until hot, 20-25 minutes.

  4. Serve topped with salsa.

Categories

Cheese, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Mexican, Bake, Saute, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
441
Calories from Fat
259
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
28.8g
44%
Saturated Fat
15.4g
77%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
74mg
25%
Sodium
535mg
22%
Potassium
571mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
33.4g
11%
Dietary Fiber
5.5g
22%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
19.6g
Vitamin A 159% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 55% Iron 17%
* 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
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in calcium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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