Spicy Bean Burrito

Perfect with Nuclear Option - Quick and easy weeknight recipes with flavored black beans folded into a large tortilla with cilantro-lime rice, shredded cheese and sliced jalapenos.

Ingredients

  • 1 can pinto beans
  • 2 jalapeno peppers sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Nuclear Option, to taste
  • 1 cup cooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Juice and zest from 1 small lime
  • Salt to taste
  • 8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 large burrito flour tortillas warmed
  • For Serving - Hot sauce red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Add the beans and Nuclear Option to a small pot and heat to medium heat. Simmer for 5 minutes to warm. Mash the beans slightly with a fork.
  2. While the beans are warming, heat the oil to medium heat in a large pan. Add the jalapeno slices and cook for 5 minutes to slightly soften. Remove from heat.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the cooked rice, cilantro, lime juice and zest.
  4. To make the burritos, divide 1/4 of the warmed bean mixture, jalapeno slices, cilantro-lime rice and cheddar cheese between each tortilla. Fold the sides of tortillas into burritos.
  5. Heat the large pan back to medium high heat. Warm each folded burrito in the hot pan for 2-3 minutes per side, seam side down first, until lightly browned.
  6. Enjoy!

Notes

  • This basic recipe is a great building block to change up based on your preferences. You can easily add other ingredients like spicy guacamole, salsa, lettuce, black olives, or whatever you want!

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