Easy Cheesy Bean Burritos (Low-Fat)

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Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

My dad used to make this once a week growing up. The recipe came off a tortilla wrapper over 20 years ago. Super easy, cheap, lowfat, and yummy! Serve with a salad for a great weeknight meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until clear.
  3. Reduce heat to medium, add green chilies, refried beans, and spices.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently, until hot.
  5. Add cheese and stir until melted and combined.
  6. Turn heat to low.
  7. Warm a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add 1 tortilla and cook about 1 minute per side, until slightly golden brown.
  9. Remove tortilla to plate, spread 1/8 bean mixture, and wrap into a burrito.
  10. Repeat steps 8 and 9 with remaining tortillas.
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These burritos went together really fast and were very good. I did add extra shredded cheese on top of the bean mixture after spreading on the tortillas because we like extra cheesy. Made for Spring 2013 Pick A Chef.