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    Cheesy bean burritos

    These burritos are super tasty and a satisfying nod to the Mexican family favourite. They’re perfect to eat straight from the oven or pop one into a lunch box and take it to school.

    This is a Full Time: Get Cooking with Marcus and Tom recipe. Premier League footballer Marcus Rashford and chef Tom Kerridge have created the campaign as part of #EndChildFoodPoverty to get families across the country cooking nutritious, low-cost meals.

    • Total time: 45 minutes

    Serves: 4


    1 mug of basmati rice
    1 onion
    2 cloves of garlic
    1 tbsp vegetable oil
    1 tbsp tomato purée
    1 tin of mixed beans
    4 tortilla wraps (white, wholemeal or ‘half and half’)
    4 tbsp grated cheddar cheese


    1. Whack the oven on at 180°C.

    2. Put the rice in a sieve and rinse it well under the tap for a few minutes. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and then add the rice and cook for 8-10 minutes. Once cooked, drain the rice and set it aside.

    3. Peel and roughly chop the onion and garlic. Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and, once hot, add the onion and cook for 6-8 minutes until golden brown. Then add the garlic and tomato purée and cook for a few more minutes.

    4. Drain the beans into a sieve and rinse under the tap, then add these along with the fajita spice mix and the drained rice to the pan and give it all a good stir.

    5. Lay a piece of kitchen foil onto a flat surface and place one of the tortilla wraps on top. Spoon 1/4 of the bean and rice mixture onto the middle of the wrap, then top this with a sprinkling of grated cheese. Fold the top and bottom of each wrap up and over the filling, then fold in the sides - rolling it up tightly so the filling is securely wrapped up. Finally, wrap the whole thing in the foil. Repeat this process for the remaining 3 wraps.

    6. Pop all the wraps in their foil in the hot oven for 8-10 minutes until the wrap is soft and the cheese is melted.

    7. Pop the burritos onto plates, peeling away the foil wrapping before digging in!

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