Kids and adults alike will love these quick, zippy burgers. The beans make the burgers a little fragile, so be careful when taking them off the broiler pan. Make it a meal: Toss a green salad with Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette and serve frozen mango slices for dessert.
Southwest Beef and Bean Burger Wraps
Total cost per serving: $2.61
- 1 dash cooking spray
- 12 ounces beef, lean ground
- 1 cup beans, refried, fat-free
- ½ cup cilantro, fresh
- 1 tablespoon pepper, jalapenos, pickled
- 1 medium avocado
- ½ cup salsa
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
- 4 small tortillas, flour, whole-wheat
- 2 cups lettuce, romaine
- ½ cup cheese, Monterey Pepper Jack
- 1 large lime
- Position oven rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Coat a broiler pan with cooking spray.
- Gently combine ground beef, beans, cilantro and jalapenos in a medium bowl (do not overmix). Shape into four 5-by-2-inch oblong patties and place on the prepared pan.
- Broil the patties until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads 165°F, 12 to 14 minutes.
- Meanwhile, mash together avocado, salsa and garlic powder in a small bowl.
- Place tortillas on a clean work surface. Spread each with the guacamole, then sprinkle with lettuce and cheese. Top each with a burger and roll into a wrap. Serve immediately, with lime wedges.
- Calories, 394
- Saturated Fat, 6 g
- Sodium, 634 mg
- Dietary Fiber, 10 g
- Total Fat, 17 g
- Carbs, 40 g
- Cholesterol, 67 mg
- Protein, 28 g
Recipe originally published by Everyday Health and reposted here with their permission.