Monday, July 4, 2011

Beef and Black Bean Wraps

Beef and Black Bean Wraps

8  ounces lean ground beef               
1  cup chopped onion               
2  cloves garlic, minced               
1 1/2  teaspoons ground cumin               
1  teaspoon chili powder               
1/2  teaspoon ground coriander               
1  15-ounce can black beans,
    rinsed and drained
1  large tomato, chopped               
1/4  teaspoon salt               
1/4  teaspoon black pepper               
6  8-inch whole wheat flour
1 1/2  cups shredded lettuce               
1 to 1 1/2 cups shredded
        cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese

Salsa (optional)


1. In a large skillet cook ground beef, onion, and garlic for 5 minutes or until meat is brown. Drain off fat.
2. Stir in cumin, chili powder, and coriander. Cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in black beans, tomato, salt, and black pepper. Cook, covered, for 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
3. To serve, spoon beef mixture down the center of each tortilla. Sprinkle with lettuce and cheese. Roll up. If desired, serve with salsa. Makes 6 wraps.

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