Bean & Cheese Burritos

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2


Cheese Sauce

  • 1/4 medium potato
  • 1 tbsp white onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp carrot chopped
  • 1 tbsp roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp salsa


  • 10 oz can refried beans
  • 2 tortillas or gluten free tortillas
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice


Cheese Sauce

  • Boil potatoes, onion, and carrot in a medium pot until tender. Save about 1/3 cup of water from the veggie boil.
  • Transfer veggies and water into a high speed blender or food processor. Add in the rest of your ingredients and blend until creamy. Taste and add extra seasonings if necessary.


  • Remove refried beans from can and heat for about 3-5 minutes.
  • Spread warmed beans over tortillas.
  • Add cheese sauce and cooked brown rice.
  • Grill your finished burritos to seal edges or just roll up and eat.


Extra Calories – Add 1 tbsp of soaked cashews to Cheese Sauce.
Plan Ahead – Prepare Cheese Sauce the day before.
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