Turkey & Bean Burritos

Turkey & Bean Burritos

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

These tasty turkey and bean burritos are the perfect choice for a quick dinner or lunch. Shredded lettuce and Cheddar cheese are wrapped up in warm whole-wheat tortillas with cooked turkey, salsa and beans—yum!

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 8 (7 to 8 inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 pound ground turkey breast
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup no-salt-added black beans or pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
  • ½ cup shredded lettuce
  • Fresh pico de gallo (optional)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Stack tortillas; wrap in foil. Heat in the oven for 10 minutes to soften.
  2. Meanwhile, for filling, in a large skillet, cook turkey breast, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is brown and onion is tender, using a wooden spoon to break up meat. Drain off fat. Stir beans, salsa and chili powder into meat mixture in skillet. Heat through.
  3. Spoon about ⅓ cup of the filling onto each tortilla; top each with 1 tablespoon cheese and 1 tablespoon lettuce. Roll up tortillas.
  4. If desired, serve with pico de gallo.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 burrito
  • Per serving: 250 calories; 6 g fat(3 g sat); 15 g fiber; 27 g carbohydrates; 22 g protein; 9 mcg folate; 35 mg cholesterol; 1 g sugars; 620 IU vitamin A; 2 mg vitamin C; 75 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 412 mg sodium; 129 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 2½ lean protein, 1½ starch, ½ fat

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