Friday, June 18, 2010

Avocado-Bean wrap

2 ripe avocados
1 cup fresh or jarred salsa
2 tsp oil
1 red pepper, chopped
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 can (15 oz) low-sodium black beans, rinsed
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
4 whole-wheat wraps
4 cups coarsely chopped or shredded romaine lettuce
Serve with : Lime wedges

1. Remove pit and peel avocados. Coarsely chop 1 avocado; mash the other avocado in a small bowl and stir in 1/4 cup salsa until blended. Cover with plastic wrap and set aside
2. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Saute pepper and carrots 3 minutes. Add cumin and cook 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add beans and remaining 3/4 cup salsa; heat through. Stir in the chopped avocado and cilantro; mix well.
3. Spread about 3 tbsp mashed avocado-salsa mixture on each wrap and top with 1 cup lettuce. Spoon 1 cup bean mixture over bottom third of wrap. Starting at bottom, roll up tightly. Place seam side down on serving platter. Serve with lime wedges.


  1. OMGosh, this looks delish. Thanks so much for the recipe.

    Glad you visited me over at Pittypat Paperie and that you liked the money box idea. I hope you niece gets a good laugh out of this and tell her congrats on her graduation :o)

  2. Oh that looks yummy! My husband makes something similar all the time, but I love the carrots added in it.

  3. I'll eat anything with avocados!! This looks DEE-LISH-US!

  4. Oh that looks so good... I agree with Jen, I eat anything with avocado!

  5. Yum- Love love black beans with avocados.

  6. This looks delicious!! I want some right now and I think I have most of the ingredients!! Love your blog and I am a new follower.

  7. i was just trying to think of what to make for lunch. CHECK!

  8. hmmm yummy
    Thank you so much for your nice comment. You're so nice.
    Keep following
    Love, johanna

  9. That is just so yummy...Thanks for that darling...I am going to make it tomorrow:) Happy Friday:)

  10. that looks so yummy. and healthy. :D

  11. Now this is something I can make. I don't like to cook but this seems fairly easy and healthy! Loving all the tips about hair, mine is a wreck lately and boy do I need to get the gray covered. Its just a little hard going to my gal in crutches when she has a million steps!

  12. ooo, saving this in recipes now!

  13. I'm enjoying avocado as we speak, so this looks delish.