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Quick and Easy Burrito

By Published On: September 17th, 2012

Dear Mothers, To eat well during pregnancy, your extra calories should come from nutritious foods that contribute to your baby’s growth and development.

Quick and Easy Burrito

This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone’s diet. This recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and nutrients like vitamins C and B12.


12 oz. bag of soy “crumbles” (textured vegetable protein meat alternative)
1 c. fat-free canned refried beans
1 c. shredded 2% Colby and Monterey Jack cheese
8 whole-wheat tortillas (8″ diameter)
1 packet taco seasoning


Combine taco mix, 3/4-1 c. of water, and crumbles (substituting for ground meat).
Bring mixture to boil; reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes until heated through.

To assemble burritos

Рwarm each tortilla in nonstick sauté pan or in microwave and put on a plate
– put 2 tbsp. refried beans on one side of tortilla
– add 1/4 c. of soy crumble-taco mix
– add 2 tbsp. cheese
– roll into burrito and serve