Veggie Burritos

Diabetes Recipe: Veggie Burritos

Trying to eat more vegetables? These burritos are a great place to start! This meal is full of flavor and fiber!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

This Recipe Serves 4


2 teaspoons canola oil
3 large carrots, small dice
1 cup broccoli, small dice
1 cup cauliflower, small dice
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
¼ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon garlic powder
4 large low-carb whole wheat tortillas
8 tablespoons reduced-fat shredded, cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded lettuce
1 large tomato, diced
½ avocado, sliced (into 8 slices)


  1. Heat oil in sauté pan over medium high heat. Add the carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower, and sauté for 5-7 minutes. Add the beans, chili powder, cumin, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir to incorporate. Cook for 5 more minutes.
  2. Scoop ¼ of the veggie mixture into a tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons of cheese, ¼ cup lettuce, diced tomatoes, and 2 avocado slices. Fold into a burrito. Repeat the procedure for the remaining 3 burritos.

Recipe Cost: $9.20

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