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Bean Burrito to Go

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Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need to consume extra calories and eat a variety of nutritious foods to contribute to their baby's growth and development.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 6-inch flour tortilla
  • 1/4 c. refried beans
  • 1 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp. green onion, chopped
  • salsa and low-fat sour cream for dipping

Directions:

  1. Spread the refried beans on the tortilla and sprinkle on cheese and green onion.
  2. Roll the tortilla and stick a toothpick through the middle.
  3. Heat for 30 seconds on high in the microwave.
  4. Serve with salsa and low-fat sour cream as desired.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 burrito

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

256 calories
13 g protein
13 g fat
6 g sat. fat
22 g carbohydrate
3 g fiber
30 mg cholesterol
686 mg sodium
259 mg calcium
2 mg iron
9 mcg folic acid

Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding women:

This recipe can be a fast snack or part of a meal for a busy pregnant or breastfeeding woman.

Reviewed by: Steven Dowshen, MD

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