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Bean Burritos

Yields1 ServingPrep Time15 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time1 hr

Now this is lush and so easy to make! A mix of different beans, chili, and rice, all wrapped up in a massive tortilla!

Bean Burrito

 1 1/2 cup rice (preferably brown)
 3 tablespoons olive oil
 3 medium onions, chopped
 6 garlic cloves, chopped
 1 chili pepper (your fave type), chopped and seeds removed
 1 teaspoon ground cumin
 Coarse salt and ground pepper
 6 tablespoons tomato paste
 4 cans pinto beans, drained and rinsed
 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
 300g frozen sweetcorn
 10 scallions, thinly sliced
 16-20 burrito-size/large flour tortillas, 10 inches each
 Salsa and sour cream, optional

Cook the rice as the instructions on the packet, place to the side once finished.


Meanwhile, heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a large pan or wok over a medium heat. Add the onions, garlic, chopped chili pepper, and cumin. Grind in some salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until golden, for 10-12 mins. 10 Minutes


Add the tomato paste, and cook for a further 1 minute while stirring.


Add the beans and 1 1/2 cups of water. Bring the whole lot to a boil, once there, reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until thickened, (approx 10-12 minutes). Add the sweetcorn and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the scallions. 2 Minutes


Heat the tortillas according to their package instructions.

Make the burritos

Mound 1/4 cup rice and 1/2-3/4 cup bean mixture on one side of tortilla. Fold sides and hold them in, the from filled end, holding sides in as you work, tightly roll into a bundle.

To eat now

Place the burritos on a baking sheet, seam side down, and prepare remaining burritos.


Serve immediately, with salsa and vegan sour cream if you have it.

To freeze for later

Wrap individually in clingfilm and freeze for up to 3 months.

To reheat from frozen

Microwave + Oven: Remove frozen burritos from clingfilm and place on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on high for 3 minutes. Transfer to a lined baking tray and cook for 10 minutes on 200 degrees celcius.


Microwave: Remove frozen burritos from clingfilm and place on a microwave-safe plate, covered with a microwave safe bowl. Defrost at high power for 3-4 mins. Uncover and microwave on high for 3-4 mins. 3 1/2 minutes


Oven: Remove frozen burritos from clingfilm and rewrap individually in aluminum foil. Place on a lined baking tray and bake at 200 degrees celcius for 40 minutes. Remove the foil carefully and bake to crisp for 5-10 mins. (To reheat defrosted burritos; remove any wrapping and bake for 10 minutes on 200 degrees celcius).

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16-20 individual burritos