Red Kidney Bean Burrito
- Makes 4
- 14 Ingredients
- 15 Minutes Prep
- 20 Minutes Cook
- Energy 2440kJ
- Protein 25g
- Fat (total) 22g
- - Saturated Fat 6g
- Carbohydrate (total) 60g
- Fibre 9g
- Sodium 210mg
4 jumbo tortilla wraps, preferably whole grain
40g grated cheddar cheese
2 cups shredded iceberg or butter lettuce
Lime wedges, to serve
Corn and kidney beans
2 corn cobs, husks removed
1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
2 x 420g cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
4 ripe roma tomatoes, diced
1 teaspoon tabasco sauce
½ red onion, very finely diced
¼ cup roughly chopped coriander leaves
1 ripe avocado
1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Preheat a grill pan until hot, place corn cobs on pan and cook for 10 minutes, turning every few minutes until starting to char all over. Allow to cool slightly and slice off kernels.
- Heat oil in a frying pan and add kidney beans, paprika and corn kernels and stir gently until warmed through.
- Place a tortilla on the warm grill pan and sprinkle a little cheese on the tortilla, cook until it melts or grill marks appear on the underside of the tortilla. Repeat.
- For tomato salsa, combine tomatoes, tabasco, onion and coriander.
- For guacamole, mash avocado with lemon juice until smooth.
- Assemble tortillas, spread a little guacamole on each tortilla and top with kidney bean mix and lettuce. Serve tomato salsa on the side.
Dietitian Notes / Recipe Tips
Use frozen corn kernels or canned corn kernels if you don’t have corn cobs, and add to the pan with kidney beans. To lower the sodium content, use cans labelled ‘no added salt’.
Recipe and image reproduced with permission from Grains & Legume Nutrition Council www.glnc.org.au .