Beef and Bean Burritos – for 4

Beef and Bean Burrito
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Prep: 20 min
Cook: 15 min
Cost: $$


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 300 grams lean beef mince
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 400g can baked beans
  • 1/2 400g can red kidney beans drained
  • 2 tablespoons mild taco sauce
  • 4 large wholemeal or multigrain tortillas
  • 3 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1/2 cucumber diced
  • 1/2 iceberg lettuce sliced finely
  • 1/2 red capsicum finely chopped
  • 80 grams reduced fat grated cheese
  • 100 grams low fat natural yoghurt


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan and cook onion until golden
  2. Add mince and cook until browned
  3. Add herbs, baked beans, kidney beans and taco sauce and cook until thickened
  4. On each tortilla, spoon a quarter of the beef and bean mixture in a line down the centre, leaving room at one end for folding
  5. Top with tomato, cucumber, lettuce, capsicum, cheese and yoghurt
  6. Fold each tortilla at one end, then roll to enclose filling

Serves in 1 portion

  • Vegetables3 3/4
  • Cereals2
  • Lean meat or Alternatives1 1/3
  • Dairy2/3
  • Unsaturated Spreads/Oils2/3

What was swapped?

Full fat cheese was swapped for reduced fat cheese

Plain tortillas were swapped for wholemeal/multigrain tortillas

Full fat sour cream was swapped for low fat natural yoghurt



For a vegetarian version, omit the mince and add extra beans


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