Avocado-Bean Wraps

In my quest to healthy eating I came across a recipe for Avocado-Bean Wraps.  I love avocados and wraps so I had to try it.   This wrap is easy to make and delicious.  I will definitely be making this again.

Avocado-Bean Wrap Recipe

Avocado-Bean Wrap Recipe

Directions

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1 cup fresh or jarred salsa
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 can (15 oz) low-sodium black beans, rinsed
  • 1/3cup chopped cilantro
  • 4 whole-wheat wraps
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped or shredded romaine lettuce
Serve with: lime wedges
Recipe Preparation
Remove pit and peel avocados. Coarsely chop 1 avocado; mash the other avocado in a small bowl and stir in 1/4 cup salsa until blended. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside.
Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté pepper and carrots 3 minutes. Add cumin and cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beans and remaining 3/4 cup salsa; heat through. Stir in the chopped avocado and cilantro; mix well.
Spread about 3 Tbsp mashed avocado-salsa mixture on each wrap and top with 1 cup lettuce. Spoon 1 cup bean mixture over bottom third of wrap. Starting at bottom, roll up tightly. Place seam side down on serving platter. Serve with lime wedges.
Nutrition Facts
Yield 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 424
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 503mg
Total Carbohydrates 74g
Dietary Fiber 20g
Protein 15g

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