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Freezer Meal Slow Cooker Bean Burritos

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My 5 year old refuses to eat anything for lunch except for bean burritos. When we go out to eat the only place she will go is to a taco restaurant. That little girl would eat bean burritos for all three meals if I let her. Not only does she love them but my husband can eat a lot of them in one sitting. I decided that there has to be a cheaper way than buying them prepackaged. I thought of one of our old recipes: Refried Beans (with out the re-fry) and made it into Freezer Meal Slow Cooker Bean

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1 onion, peeled and halved
3 cups dry pinto beans, rinsed (you can also use Black Beans)
2 tablespoons minced garlic
3 teaspoons salt
1 3/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
5 cups water
4 cups chicken broth

18 to 24 Tortillas (I used whole wheat)
2 to 3 cups of shredded cheese
Slow Cooker Refried Beans
-Place the onion, rinsed beans, garlic, salt, pepper, and cumin into a slow cooker. Pour in the water and chicken broth and stir to combine. Cook on High for 8 hours, adding more water as needed. Note: if...
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Nutritions

Calories
513

Sodium
891mg
37% DV

Fat
27g
42% DV

Protein
15g
30% DV

Carbs
35g
11% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV