Our Black Bean and Avocado Wrap provides the perfect combination of vegetables and protein to keep you full for hours! Make these for your weekday lunch or serve them for a quick and easy dinner. You can even prepare a double batch of the black bean dip to enjoy with tortilla chips, vegetables or added to salads. You will love the vibrant colors, savory flavor profiles, and nutrient-rich ingredients in this recipe, all rolled up into one delicious, hand-held meal.
Nutrient Booster: Black Beans & Grain Free Wraps
This wrap is full of amazing nutrients. We especially love that black beans are rich in potassium, protein, and fiber, making them a power food that should be included in your daily diet. According to research, black beans are beneficial for heart healthand can lower your risk of chronic disease. Because of the high fiber content in black beans, consuming them can lower your risk of weight gain, reduce inflammation, control your blood pressure and help protect your bones. Considered nature’s health food, the fiber and protein in black beans will help keep you feeling full and energetic for hours.
Think you need grains to make a quality wrap? Grain-Free wraps, such as Siete Tortillas, are gluten free, vegan and nutrient-dense. While grains are packed with so many vitamins and minerals, many people cannot properly digest them. For a nutritious and healthy alternative to the whole grain variety, our recipe, featuring grain-free wraps, will provide a healthy dose of nutrition that almost anyone can enjoy.
This Black Bean and Avocado Wrap pairs well with a delicious vegan side dish. Looking for that side? Try our Avocado Spinach Pesto Zoodles or our Grilled Veggie Nourish Bowl for an all around perfect meal.
Black Bean and Avocado Wrap
- 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 tablespoons red onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
- 4 tortillas, gluten-free if necessary
- 4 tablespoons salsa
- 1 medium avocado, diced
- 1 tomato, sliced
- 1 bunch romaine lettuce leaves
In a food processor or high-speed blender, puree the beans, red onion, garlic, lime juice, water, cumin, cayenne pepper and cilantro leaves.
Spread 1/4 of the black bean dip over the center of a tortilla, add salsa, avocado, tomato and lettuce. Roll tightly. Repeat with remaining tortillas. Serve immediately.
Serving size: 1 tortilla Calories: 260 calories, Fat: 10 grams, Saturated fat: 1 gram, Carbohydrates: 35 grams, Sugar: 2 grams, Sodium: 310 milligrams, Fiber: 10 grams, Protein: 10 grams, Cholesterol: 0 milligrams