Bean and cheese burritos

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2 to 3 servings

Bean and cheese burritos

Photo: Suech and Beck

Beans are the perfect vegetarian burrito filling. Prep the beans on the weekend and this dinner comes together quickly in a pinch.


  • 2 cups Brothy Bean recipe , (thawed)
  • 1/4 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 lime , juiced
  • tortillas
  • grated cheese
  • salsa
  • 1 avocado , sliced
  • hot sauce , optional


  • Combine Brothy Beans (thawed) with smoked paprika in a small pot and bring to a simmer.
  • Purée with a potato masher or immersion blender and continue to cook until very thick. Stir in the juice of lime.
  • Layer in warm tortillas with grated cheese, salsa, sliced avocado and hot sauce. 

Brothy Bean recipe

Get the Brothy Bean recipe here.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November/December 2020 issue. Recipe excerpted from Dinner, Uncomplicated: Fixing a Delicious Meal Every Night of the Week by Claire Tansey. Published by Page Two Books, Inc. (Sept. 15, 2020). Photo by Suech and Beck.