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Anytime Burrito

Serves: 2
Serving Size:   403 calories, 11g fat, 45g carbs, 31g protein, 12.5g fiber


6 egg whites 2 tsp olive oil  
5 Tbsps skim milk    2 10-12 inch, whole grain tortillas
Salt & pepper to taste    2/3 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained
4 cups fresh spinach, rinsed, chopped and drained 3 oz (about 4 slices) pepper jack cheese (or soy cheese)
1 small red onion, diced  salsa for garnish 1 small green pepper, diced
1 small red pepper, diced

Cooking Instructions:

1. Rinse black beans well & drain thoroughly. (Rinsing away the liquid around canned beans will reduce the amount of gas you may experience from eating beans.)
2. For easiest preparation, chop and dice all vegetables prior to beginning to cook.
3. Whip together egg whites, skim milk and salt & pepper and set this aside.
4. Heat olive oil in non-stick skillet and saute onions over medium heat for about 1-2 minutes.
5. Add peppers and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes.
6. In a separate, small non-stick pan, saute spinach in a dash of olive oil until leaves just wilt.  Spinach should remain bright green.  Carefully drain liquid from spinach and set spinach aside.
7.  Heat tortillas in microwave for 5-10 seconds, until warm.
8. Add egg/milk mixture to onions and peppers.  Cook until eggs are at desired firmness.
9. Split egg mixture in half and place half on each tortilla shell.  Add spinach, black beans, and cheese (or soy cheese) to each shell.  Roll and fold both ends.  Garnish each burrito with salsa.

Recipe from: Cancer Nutrition

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