Make these Meat-Free Burritos - perfect for National Vegetarian Week

Published Wednesday, May 21 2014, 19:20 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
It's National Vegetarian Week, so why don't you try ditching the meat to make this tasty recipe for meat-free burritos?

Whether you're a veggie or just fancy a dish without the meat, this burrito is guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds. Lots of fresh veg and rice are piled into this spicy Mexican treat.

Vegetarian burrito



  • 2 (10 inch) flour tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 oz cream cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • 1 cup of lettuce
  • 4 teaspoons of KanKun® Chipotle


1 Warm the tortillas by heating a medium cast iron or frying pan over high heat until hot, about 3 minutes.

2 Preheat a frying pan for about 2 minutes. Place onion, red pepper, garlic in the pan, cook for 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Add the beans and cook for additional 3 minutes stirring.

3 Cut cream cheese into cubes and add to pan with salt, pepper and KANKUN® Chipotle sauce. Cook for 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Stir cilantro into mixture.

4 Warm the rice in the microwave.

5 To assemble the burrito, place the warmed tortillas on serving plates. Add the vegetable mixture as a base, follow by the rice. Then add some lettuce.

6 Rolled carefully the tortilla ad wrap in aluminium paper.

Prep Time

15-20 minutes

Cook Time

15 minutes

Nutrition Information

Serves 2

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