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Title: DEEP-DISH BURRITOS

User: nnss

Yield: 4 servings

Categories: mexican

amount unit name
8 flour tortillas
2 C mexican refried beans
4 OZ low-fat jack or cheddar cheese, shredded
1 large tomato, chopped
1 C shredded lettuce
salsa cruda

Instructions:

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 1/4 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 1/3 of 1 tortilla up over filling. Fold right and left
sides toward center, overlapping. Fold top 1/3 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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