Black Bean and Guacamole Burritos

Finding new ways to use black beans and avocados is a win-win.  Both are highly nutritious super foods that are inexpensive to buy and provide some variety to the evening meal-time blues.

This recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare and will provide you with a healthy meal on a busy evening.

Black Bean Guacamole Burritos


2 Avocados
1 clove garlic, minced
½ red onion, minced
1 lime
¼ teaspoon Salt
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 tablespoon cumin
½ cup Cilantro, minced
1 small Tomato, diced
6 – 8 large flour tortillas
2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 cups Moneteray Jack cheese


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

To make the guacamole, peel the avocados, place in a bowl and mash. Add the garlic, onion, lime juice, salt, and cilantro to the avocados. Fold in diced tomatoes.

Spread two tablespoons of the guacamole in the center of each tortilla. Spread rice, beans and cheese on top of the guacamole. Roll into a burrito

Burritos with Black Beans

Place in a glass baking pan, cover with foil and bake for 10 minutes or until warm. Serve with salsa or low-fat sour cream or Greek yogurt.


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