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Southwestern Beef & Bean Burger Wraps

Southwestern Beef & Bean Burger Wraps

Kids and adults alike will love these quick, zippy burgers. The beans make the burgers a little fragile, so be careful when taking them off the broiler pan. Make it a meal: Serve a green salad and frozen mango slices for dessert.


4 servings

Prep Time

25 minutes

Total Time

25 minutes


  • 12ounces 93%-lean ground beef
  • 1cup refried beans
  • 1/2cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1tablespoon chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1avocado peeled and pitted
  • 1/2cup prepared salsa
  • 1/8teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4whole-wheat tortillas warmed
  • 2cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1/2cup shredded pepper Jack cheese
  • 1lime cut into 4 wedges


  1. Position oven rack in upper third of oven; preheat broiler. Coat a broiler pan with cooking spray.
  2. Gently combine ground beef, beans, cilantro and jalapenos in a medium bowl (do not overmix). Shape into four 5-by-2-inch oblong patties and place on the prepared pan.
  3. Broil the patties until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reads 165°F, 12 to 14 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mash together avocado, salsa and garlic powder in a small bowl.
  5. Place tortillas on a clean work surface. Spread each with the guacamole, then sprinkle with lettuce and cheese. Top each with a burger and roll into a wrap. Serve immediately, with lime wedges.


To warm corn tortillas, wrap a stack of tortillas in barely damp paper towels; microwave on High for 30 to 45 seconds. Or wrap stacks of 4 tortillas in foil; place in a 375°F oven for 10 to 15 minutes. Wrap tortillas in a clean towel to keep warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving (recipe makes 4 servings)

Calories 455kcal
Carbohydrate Total 42g
Total Sugars 3g
Added Sugars 0g
Fiber 9g
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 6g
Mono Saturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 62mg
Sodium 716mg
Protein 28g
Potassium 749mg
Calcium 145mg
Chromium 2mcg
Folate 87mcg
Omega-6 1g
Vitamin E 2mg
Zinc 5mg
Vitamin B3 5mg