On the weekends, I love to prep cook and plan some meals for the week. I was looking through my pantry and had some rice, a can of refried beans, and some green enchilada sauce, so I decided to make burritos. It’s an easy meal when your short on time, or tired from a busy day.  It makes an easy meal that’s filling and easy on your wallet too.

I used vegan refried beans, white rice, and a spinach tortilla  for my recipe. This is a great base recipe so feel free to add extras like fresh cilantro, salsa, lettuce, or tomatoes, and make it your own!

Vegan Note: Read the label on the refried beans and make sure it’s vegan, some are made with lard.

Yield: 4 burritos

Ingredients:

2 cups cooked rice (brown, wild, white, jasmine, black, any kind you like)

4 large burrito size tortillas (spinach, tomato, flour, any kind you like)

1 can 14 oz. refried beans

1/3 cup enchilada sauce (red or green)

Preparation:

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simple bean and rice burritos

Cook rice, per directions. Take one tortilla and spread 1/3-1/2 cup of beans in the middle section. Next add 1/3-1/2 cup of cooked rice, and top with 1-2 tbsp. of the enchilada sauce.

Fold in the sides and roll up from the bottom. Cut on the bias and serve with your favorite salsa.

Let me know what you think in the comments below! If you made this recipe tag me @noshchefjulie on Twitter and Instagram!

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rice and bean burritos