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    Southwestern Quinoa Burrito

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    Mindelicious's Note:

    Breakfast, lunch, or dinner! This tasty blend of quinoa stuffed in a tortilla and topped with a zesty southwestern sauce and avocados is sure to fill you up! Packed with protien & its even cheezy!! Feel free to add even more veggies - onions, bell peppers.

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    Ingredients:

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    Sauce

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add dry, unwashed quinoa to a large dry skillet. Toast until fragrant, stirring occasionally. Add veggie broth and bring to a boil. Cover, lower heat, and simmer until tender (about 15 minutes).
    2. 2
      Add beans, water, garlic, nutritional yeast, salt & pepper. Cover, and heat over low flame until beans are warmed through. Add more water if needed to keep the quinoa from sticking.
    3. 3
      In an oven or toaster oven, lightly toast 2 tortillas until warm and slightly crispy.
    4. 4
      Make the sauce: Add all sauce ingredients to a blender and process until sauce is smooth.
    5. 5
      Plate. Divide quinoa/bean mixture in half, and place half the filling inside each tortilla. Roll up or fold tortillas in half. Drizzle with southwestern sauce and chopped avocados.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 01, 2010

      55

      Yum! What a fun twist on your average burrito! The texture of the quinoa and "cheesy" sauce was great. I made it as directed, but had lots of leftover filling (which I used for more burritos). I would say that this recipe makes enough filling (but not enough sauce) for about six large burritos. Made for Veg*n Swap, July 2010.

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    • on November 01, 2013

      55

      This was delicious! I would say it takes longer to make than it indicated.

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    • on November 16, 2010

      This is a really great meal. Although i didn't have quiet all the ingredients i am now fan of putting quinoa in a burrito as well as a healthy dose of veggies. I put some tahini for the sauce as well as some garlic simmered in oil.

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    Nutritional Facts for Southwestern Quinoa Burrito

    Serving Size: 1 (334 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 644.1
     
    Calories from Fat 120
    18%
    Total Fat 13.3 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 0.9 mg
    0%
    Sodium 914.0 mg
    38%
    Total Carbohydrate 106.9 g
    35%
    Dietary Fiber 14.7 g
    58%
    Sugars 4.4 g
    17%
    Protein 27.9 g
    55%

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    vegetable broth

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