Monday, May 19, 2008

Drop a dress size dinners: Bean and Veggie Burrito's

That's right! This week is drop a dress size week! Every recipe this week will help you to drop a dress size! They are all healthy, loaded with fiber, flavor, and very little fat! The perfect combination to get you in shape and enjoying every minute of it! (and today's is vegetarian!!)

Bean and Veggie Burrito's
Grocery List:
5 burrito-size tortillas, preferably flavored (I used spinach with garlic and pesto)2 tsp oil
1 zucchini diced
1 2/3 cups sliced onions
2 1/2 tsp chili powder
1 bag fresh spinach, rinsed, dried and coarsely chopped
1 can black beans, rinsed
1 can corn, drained
Accompaniments: reduced-fat sour cream, lime wedges and salsa

How to make it:
1. Warm tortillas as package directs.

2. Filling: Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and onions. Sauté 6 minutes or until browned and tender. Add chili powder; stir 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add spinach a few handfuls at a time, adding more as it cooks down. Stir in beans and corn; heat through.

3. For each burrito: Spoon about 1 cup Filling on bottom third of tortilla. Roll bottom over filling, turn in sides and continue to roll up. Place seam side down on serving platter. Serve accompaniments in small bowls alongside.

Nutritional Information:
8g fat
11g fiber
7 WWpoints


Anonymous said...

Oh, love the whole drop a dress size thing. I will definitely be checking back!

Jen said...

Sooooooo GOOD!! Definitely a keeper!!