Cheese and kidney Bean Burritos with Lime Avocados and sweet potato chips

Cheese and Bean Burritos with Avocado Recipe

30 Minutes
Serves: 2

Delicious vegetarian kidney bean burritos with crushed red beans, tomatoes and cumin, topped with creamy coriander and lime avocado, sour cream and grated cheddar cheese all encased in a soft burrito wrap. The burritos are served with crispy sweet potato chips flavoured in smoked paprika and garlic and a simple green salad.

Recipe Ingreds


  • 1 avocado
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 40 grams cheddar cheese
  • 12 sprig fresh coriander
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tin tinned kidney beans
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt (to taste)
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 4 wraps
  • 0.5 onions
  • 0.5 tsp chilli flakes
  • 120 ml sour cream


  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 0.5 tsp garlic salt
  • 1.5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 3 sweet potato


  • 0.5 cucumber
  • 40 grams Salad leaves
  • 0.5 bell pepper (yellow)

Recipe with pictures Steps

Step 1

  • set the oven to 190C 375F or gas mark 5
  • peel sweet potatoes , cut into chips
  • combine the paprika, garlic salt and black pepper in a bowl
  • add the chips and oil to the bowl of spices toss the chips ensuring each chip is fully coated with the mixture place the chips on a baking tray
  • place in the oven
  • cook for 20 mins

Step 2

  • heat the olive oil in the frying pan
  • peel and chop the onion(s) finely
  • add to the frying pan

Step 3

  • peel and crush the garlic using the garlic crusher or chop finely
  • add the garlic to the frying pan
  • add cumin and chilli flakes
  • fry for approx 1 minute to bring out the flavour of the spices

Step 4

  • Drain the beans and wash in cold water
  • add to the frying pan
  • Gently squash some of the beans with a fork

Step 5

  • wash and chop the tomatoes
  • add the chopped tomatoes to the frying pan
  • cook for a minute or two
  • taste and season with salt and pepper if necessary
  • set a side

Step 6

  • cut the avocado(s) in half remove the stone and skin, slice lengthways into thin slices
  • add to a small bowl
  • mash with a fork

Step 7

  • wash and finely chop the fresh coriander
  • add to the avocado

Step 8

  • squeeze the lime(s)
  • add the lime juice to the avocado

Step 9

  • season with salt and pepper

Step 10

  • wash mixed leaves and place in a serving bowl.
  • place a cross on the top of the cucumber
  • then slice the cucumber to form quarters
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves
  • wash and chop the yellow pepper(s) into small pieces
  • sprinkle over the salad leaves

Step 11

  • warm the wraps in the microwave for 30 seconds or cover the wraps in foil and place in the oven for 5 mins till warm
  • grate the cheese

Step 12

  • to make the burrito spread a little sour cream over the wrap

Step 13

  • then pile the beans and avocado and cheddar cheese in the middle of the wrap . Bring the bottom up
  • then fold the side in to make a cup like object

Step 14

  • remove sweet potato chips from the oven

Step 15

  • serve two wraps for each person
  • serve with the sweet potato chips
  • add the salad

Recipe Utensils

  • 1 baking tray
  • 1 bowl
  • 3 chopping board
  • 1 fork
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Garlic crusher
  • 1 grater
  • 3 large knife
  • 1 lemon squeezer
  • 1 sieve
  • 1 small bowl

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What are burritos

Burritos are a traditional Mexican dish often eaten by hand, they consisting of warm flour tortilla stuffed with a meat traditionally chicken, beef or pork, with a medley of rice or cooked beans, vegetables, cheese and a choice of sauces. 

How to make cheese and red kidney bean burrito

Lightly fry the onions, garlic till soft, add the drained kidney beans and crush with a fork add the tomatoes and cumin to the beans to create the burrito sauce. Mash the avocados with lime and fresh coriander. To create the burrito add the kidney bean mixture, then the mashed avocado, the grated cheddar cheese and finish with a dollop of sour cream. 

Burritos for your dinner party

Burritos are ideal for a family dinner or dinner party with friends, serve the beans in tomato burrito sauce, coriander and lime avocado, the sour cream and the grated cheese in bowls and let your guests build your own burritos. Served with crispy sweet potato chips cooked in smoked paprika and garlic salt, and a simple green salad

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