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Apr 2014 Lunch

(9 Recipes) Created by KANNSN12

Recipes in this Collection

Unchained Recipe Contest - Black Bean Burrito
Very Good 4.2/5
(12 ratings)

I love eating at Chipotle and even if I get the burrito without the tortilla all of the extras and the serving sizes of everything packs on a lot of calories. While I love the taste of their rice it is not brown rice, which I prefer to use. I also find it much cheaper to make this at home, rather than buying it. I prefer to make my own salsa rather than buying it in a jar. But of course you can substitute if you prefer. But this one tastes great! It is always a hit at cookouts and with my family. My secret ingredients to the beans are thyme and sage. They add so much flavor. I attended a vegetarian cooking class and the instructor talked about adding those two herbs to everything to give a richer and more satisfying taste. This was the first thing that I tried them in and it is delicious. This recipe is not very difficult to make nor is it time consuming. What will take the most time is the rice, which can be made ahead. I am very much an “add a little of this and that” person, so I did find it hard to pin down measurements! Fast Food Category

Submitted by DAWNEG

Carbs: 59.9g | Fat: 11.7g | Fiber: 10g | Protein: 19.1g | Calories: 408.4
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(446 ratings)

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
Black Bean Chicken
Very Good 4.3/5
(634 ratings)

An easy slow cooker recipe that the family will enjoy!

Submitted by LOSER1231

Carbs: 40g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 13g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 307.3
Massaged Kale Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(23 ratings)

Even kale needs some love. Massaging an acid-based dressing into the fibrous green leaves tenderizes them, making the healthy vegetable more palatable in its raw form.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 50
Enchilada Casserole with Kale and Sweet Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(36 ratings)

This easy-to-assemble casserole is a tasty twist on enchiladas.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 52.8g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 13.3g | Protein: 13.3g | Calories: 267.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(83 ratings)

Amazing lunch - full of fibre and protein!

Submitted by SARAGALE

Carbs: 54.7g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 13g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 319
2-Bean Sweet Potato Chili
Very Good 4.4/5
(70 ratings)

This vegetarian chili uses some secret tricks to boost the flavor without adding calories!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 47.8g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 21.9g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 207.6
Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(150 ratings)

This tomato soup is so rich and thick you'll swear it's laden with cream and butter. The trick is really good tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 98.9
White Beans, Spinach and Tomatoes over Linguine
Very Good 4.3/5
(480 ratings)

This filling vegetarian meal is nutritious and easy to make.

Submitted by TWINMOM143

Carbs: 52.7g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 284.5
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