Quick N' Easy Vegan
A Fast Vegan Burrito
If you don't have the time to soak and cook dried pinto or black beans, keep a few cans of pre-cooked organic beans in your pantry. This way you can always whip up a great meal in 10 minutes. You can even freeze these for a quick meal whenever the need arises.
1 can organic pinto or black beans
1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon bottled organic salsa (more or less)
packaged organic whole wheat or corn tortillas
grated Soyco Vegan Cheddar Cheese
favorite hot sauce
fresh diced jalapeno pepper
red pepper flakes
cilantro, roughly chopped
ice burg lettuce, finely sliced
red onion, finely diced
fresh homemade salsa
6 inch heavy bottomed fry pan
10 inch cast iron skillet
10 inch lid for skillet
medium fine mesh strainer
Open the pinto or black beans and drain off all the liquid.
Pour the beans into a strainer and run cold water over them to remove any liquid from the original can.
Put the skillet on the burner over medium heat and add the olive oil to coat the bottom of the pan.
Pour the beans into the skillet and with a fork, mash the beans until you have a refried bean consistency and they are heated through.
Grate whatever amount of cheese you want on these burritos... a little or a lot. Perhaps it would be good to grate the entire package to have ready for the next recipe idea?
If you have a gas stove, turn the burner on high and place your tortilla over the burner. Turn it back and forth until it is heated through, but not burned.
If you plan on preparing 6 to 12 tortillas for burritos, preheat another cast-iron skillet over medium heat.
Turn the heat off and cover with a large lid.
As you toast each tortilla, place it in the warmed skillet and replace the lid.
This will keep the tortillas hot, pliable and ready for assembly.
Place the toasted tortilla onto a plate and smear it with the hot refried beans. (This one is small for our grandson's four year old hand size... make larger ones for adults.)
Add cheese and optional items, now roll the tortilla over the beans and cheese, fold in the edges, continue rolling and EAT.
FAST, Inexpensive, and Easy!
This is a Quick N' Easy Recipe for our grandson on Play Days.
Prepare several burritos from one can of beans and refrigerate. Wrap each burrito individually in plastic wrap to keep them fresh for 5 days.
Now you can pull a pre-made burritos out, remove plastic wrap, wrap in foil and heat in an oven at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
Freeze You Homemade Burritos
To avoid spoilage, try tightly wrapping several individual burritos in plastic wrap and then in a layer of aluminum foil and freeze for later... just remember to remove the plastic wrap before heating in the oven.
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