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Black Bean Burritos with Verde Sauce

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For verde sauce
  Tomatillos 1 Pound
  Poblano chili 8 Ounce
  Chopped onions 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped garlic 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
For burritos
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sliced scallions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped zucchini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped yellow squash 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped sweet red peppers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned low sodium black beans 19 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  Non fat tomato salsa 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Chunky)
  Cooked white rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  6 inch flour tortillas 8
  Shredded low fat monterey jack cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Non-fat sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

To make the verde sauce: Preheat the oven to 400°F.
Remove and discard the husks from the tomatillos.
Line a baking sheet with foil and place the tomatillos and chili peppers on it.
Bake for 10 minutes; turn the pieces and bake for 15 minutes.
Place the peppers in a brown paper bag and let stand for 5 minutes.
Remove and discard the skins and seeds.
Puree the peppers in a food processor.
Add the tomatillos and pulse until the mixture is chunky.
Transfer to a bowl and add the onions, cilantro, garlic, and salt.
To make the burritos: Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F.
Coat a 13" X 9" baking dish with no-stick spray.
Warm the oil in a large no-stick skillet over medium heat.
Add the scallions, zucchini, squash, and red peppers; cook for 2 minutes.
Add the cumin and chili powder; cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until crisp-tender.
Add the beans, salsa, and rice; stir until well-combined.
Season with the black pepper.
Lay a tortilla on a flat surface and place 1/2 cup of the filling in the center.
Top with 2 tablespoons of the Monterey Jack.
Roll into a tight cylinder.
Place, seam side down, in the prepared baking dish.
Repeat with the remaining tortillas, filling, and Monterey Jack.
Mist the burritos with no-stick spray.
Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes, or until the filling is hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Black Bean Burritos With Verde Sauce Recipe