Black Bean Burrito Bake Nutrition & Cost

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This really is a jackpot of a recipe.  You can make it ahead, it’s delicious, and it’s inexpensive. Here’s the cost & nutritional information.

Cost (4 servings)

  • 1 (7-ounce) can chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (one pepper from can) $0.50
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream$0.35
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed, drained, and divided$1.00
  • 1 cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed$1.00
  • 4 (8-inch) flour tortillas$1.50
  • 1 cup bottled salsa$1.00
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese$0.50

I usually serve vegetables with the burritos. Kroger has a Mexican vegetable blend that’s usually $1.25 or less. It serves about 2 hungry folks so we’ll double that for the four servings.

Burrito Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 365 (29% from fat)
  • Fat: 11.7g (sat 5.8g,mono 2.8g,poly 0.8g)
  • Protein: 15.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 55.3g
  • Fiber: 7.2g
  • Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 893mg
  • Calcium: 311mg

The Mexican vegetable blend has 90 calories and 0 grams of fat for 1 1/2 cups. (We like our veggies and eat BIG portions.)

Totals: $8.35, or $2.09 per person. 455 calories & 11 grams of fat per plate.

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