The Shopping List: brown rice, 2 cloves garlic, 2(15oz.)cans black beans, garlic, chili powder, 1 can Chipotles in Adobo sauce, package 8 inch tortillas, shredded cheese (cheddar or Monterey), scallions, sour cream or Greek yogurt, salsa

In a large sauce pan, bring to boil
1 cup brown rice
2 cups water

Reduce heat and simmer until the rice is tender and all the rice is absorbed. This will take approximately 30 minutes.

While the rice is cooking…

Mince:
2 cloves garlic
1 pepper from a can of Chipotles in Adobo

In a large skillet, heat:
1 tablespoon olive oil
minced garlic
minced Chipotle pepper
1 tablespoon adobo sauce from the can of Chipotle peppers
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin

Cook until fragrant. This will take about 30 seconds to 1 minute.

Add:
2 (15 oz.) cans black beans or 1 can black beans and 1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1/3 cup water
Bring to a simmer and then cook on low heat for about 8 minutes. Remove from heat.

Stir in:
2 cups cooked rice
1/4 cup fresh salsa

Assemble this filling into burritos using 8 inch tortillas with any or all of the following ingredients:
Shredded lettuce
Shredded cheese
Chopped Scallions
Salsa or Salsa Verde
Sour cream or Greek yogurt

This recipe is a slight adaptation of one found on the blog The Tasty Kitchen

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