Deep dish burritos

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
8 Flour tortillas
2 cups Mexican refried beans
4 ounces Low-fat jack or cheddar cheese, sh
1 Large tomato, chopped
1 cup Shredded lettuce
1 Salsa cruda

Wrap 2 tortillas in paper towels and microwave on HIGH (100% power) 30 seconds to soften. Place heated tortillas in 2-quart rectangular microwave-proof dish. Spoon ¼ cup heated Mexican Refried Beans onto center of each. Top each with 1 tablespoon each shredded cheese, chopped tomato and lettuce. Spoon 1 tablespoon Salsa Cruda on top.

Fold bottom ⅓ of 1 tortilla up over filling. Fold right and left sides toward center, overlapping. Fold top ⅓ down, making rectangular package. Place burrito, seam-side down, in dish. Repeat with second tortilla. Heat remaining tortillas as above, 2 at a time, and repeat filling procedure with each. Cover burritos in dish with wax paper and microwave on MEDIUM (50% power) 3 to 6 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Printed in the November 27, 1992, issue of the Los Angeles Times.

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