Recipe by Netgirl's Healthy Cookbook
I'm always looking for tasty ways to get those healthful beans in my diet since I'm not exactly a big fan of them. This recipe was adapted from Breaking the Food Seduction : The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings---And 7 Steps to End Them Naturally by Neal D. Barnard, founder of the Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine (www.pcrm.org).
Top Review by RN4IttyBits
This hit the spot! EASY AND YUMMY, and very good for you too. I topped it with green onions, sour cream and cheese. I didn't even eat it on a tortilla, just threw it in a bowl and scooped it out with some tortilla chips.
- 4 lavash bread (whole wheat) or 4 wheat flour tortillas (lard-free)
- 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added pinto beans
- 1⁄2 cup low-sodium salsa (no-salt-added)
- 2 tablespoons red bell peppers (finely chopped)
- 1 teaspoon chili powder (without salt)
- 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1⁄4 teaspoon oregano
- hot sauce, to taste (1 tablesoon or so of a low sodium brand, such as Jake & Amos)
- salad greens
- tomatoes, chopped
- carrot, shredded
- avocado, chunked
- scallions, sliced or red onion, finely chopped
Directions See How It's Made
- Warm the lavash or tortillas one by one in a dry skillet or in the microwave.
- Stack them in a clean towel to keep warm.
- Combine beans, salsa, bell pepper, and seasonings in a medium saucepan.
- Heat uncovered for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, then remove from heat.
- Mash beans to desired consistency.
- Spoon 1/4 of bean mixture onto each tortilla, allowing room for rolling into burrito shape.
- Add any topping(s) you desire.
- Roll into burrito shape.