Spinach and Black Bean Burritos with Salsa

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Quick Facts

Servings: 8
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 1 hr. 15 min.
Total: 1 hr. 40 min.
Make these with the whole family—burritos filled with homemade salsa, steamed spinach, and queso fresco.


  • Salsa2 cups diced plum tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs fresh poblano pepper, seeded and minced
  • 2 Tbs fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 4 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • Burrito1 1/3 cups dried black beans
  • 2 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 1/2 tsp fresh chopped oregano
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbs water
  • 1/8 cup spinach, steamed and chopped
  • 2 cups grated queso fresco
  • 8 6-inch flour tortillas


  • In a large pot of water cook the black beans until tender.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine all of the salsa ingredients, mix thoroughly; set aside.
  • Heat oil over medium heat. Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes, add garlic and cook an additional minute.
  • Add cumin, oregano, and salt and cook for one minute.
  • Add beans and water and cook for approximately 8 minutes. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  • Assemble burritos by evenly distributing the spinach, bean mixture, cheese, and salsa among the eight tortillas. Roll up as desired and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 245
  Calories from Fat 76 (31%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(24%)Saturated Fat 5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
(7%)Cholesterol 21mg
(34%)Sodium 824mg
(20%)Potassium 711mg
Total Carbohydrate 43g
(28%)Dietary Fiber 7g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(32%)Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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