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Bean Burritos W/Salsa Mexicana

Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

10   Flour tortillas
6 cups 1422mlWater
1   Salt - (optional)
2 1/2 cups 400g / 14ozDried pinto beans
2 cups 125g / 4.4ozOnions; diced (medium)
  Salsa Mexicana
1 1/2   Ripe tomatoes; diced (medium)
1/2   Onion - diced (medium)
1/4 cup 36g / 1.3ozJalapeno peppers - diced
1 tablespoon 15mlFresh coriander - chopped
1   Green onion-- chopped

Recipe Instructions

Wash and drain the beans. In a large pot bring the beans, water, onions, and salt to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer, adding more water if necessary, until the beans are tender and will mash easily (approximately 3 hours).

Blend the ingredients for the salsa in a small bowl. Set aside.

Drain and mash the beans with a potato masher or electric mixer.

Preheat oven to 350F. Wrap the tortillas in foil and heat in oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Spoon some of the bean mixture onto each tortilla, top with green onions and salsa, and roll into a burrito.

Makes 10 burritos and 1-1/2 cups salsa.

The Compassionate Cook - by Ingrid Newkirk


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