Grilled burritos with Monterey Jack

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This is the Grilled burritos with Monterey Jack recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 15 min
Yields 10 - 12 servings
DFC

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 lb (600 g) Canadian lean ground beef
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) breadcrumbs
  • 3 oz (90 g) Canadian Monterey Jack grated
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 10 to 12 whole wheat tortillas
  • Toppings
  • 4 oz (120 g) Canadian Monterey Jack grated
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) sour cream
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 8 lettuce leaves

Preparation

Preheat grill to medium.

In a bowl, mix ground beef, chili powder, cumin, parsley, egg, breadcrumbs and Monterey Jack. Season to taste.

Divide mixture into 10 or 12 portions and form into a sausage shape.

Place on grill and cook 10–15 minutes with lid closed, turning frequently, until meat is completely cooked.

Briefly warm the tortillas on grill to soften them.

Top with meat and Monterey Jack, sour cream, diced tomato and lettuce.

Roll and serve.

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Tips

Cheese alternatives: Canadian Cheddar, Mozzarella, Gouda.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 276 Calories
Protein: 18 g
Carbohydrate: 20 g
Fat: 13 g
Fibre: 2.9 g
Sodium: 376 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 17 % / 186 mg
Vitamin B12: 66 %
Selenium: 40 %
Zinc: 36 %
Folate: 22 %