Vegetarian Bean Burritos


An alternative to using canned refried beans which usually contain lard. Add your favorite burrito fixings!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can pinto beans, drained

  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix, or more to taste

  • 8 flour tortillas

  • 2 cups shredded lettuce

  • 2 cups grated Colby Jack cheese


  1. Blend pinto beans, tomato sauce, and taco seasoning in a food processor until a paste forms.

  2. Cook and stir pinto bean mixture in a skillet over medium heat until warmed, about 5 minutes.

  3. Place tortillas on a plate and heat in microwave on high until warm, about 30 seconds. Spread warm pinto bean mixture, shredded lettuce, and Colby Jack cheese onto each warm tortilla. Roll the tortilla around the filling to form a burrito.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

481 Calories
15g Fat
64g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 481
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 682mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber 13g 47%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 648mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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