Cheesy Bean Burritos (Freezer Friendly) Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 16 oz black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup instant rice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup salsa
  • 2 cups Monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 8 flour tortillas 8-inch


  1. Cook onion and bell pepper in olive oil until softened. Stir in garlic, chili powder, cumin and black beans. Cook 2 minutes more or until fragrant and heated through.
  2. Combine water, instant rice and salsa in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Cover and remove from heat. Let rest 5 minutes undisturbed.
  3. Divide cheese over the tortillas. Divide bean mixture and rice mixture over tortillas.
  4. Fold in the sides and roll burritos. Serve with salsa and sour cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 312

Carbohydrates: 40g

Protein: 14g

Fat: 11g

Saturated Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 19mg

Sodium: 389mg

Potassium: 338mg

Fiber: 7g

Sugar: 3g

Vitamin A: 405IU

Vitamin C: 13mg

Calcium: 215mg

Iron: 3mg

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