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Zucchini Green Chili Cheese Burritos

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“Mmmm, the sauteed vegetables melt the cheese to make this a yummy treat, and the beans and cheese make it a complete meal. Great way to use up zucchini!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and zucchini and cook until tender, about 10-12 minutes.
  2. Stir in garlic, corn, beans, cumin and green chilies. Cook until heated through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cilantro, then the cheese and 1 tbls. of the queso fresco if using. Remove from heat.
  4. To make sauce, stir sour cream, salsa, orange zest, lime juice and cilantro is using, in a bowl.
  5. Heat tortillas briefly, one at a time, in warm skillet to make soft and pliable.
  6. Place 1/4 of zucchini mixture in middle of each tortilla, spoon 1 heaping tbls. of sauce over evenly.
  7. Fold bottom of tortillas up, then roll tortillas firmly with filling to form a burrito, leaving one end open.
  8. Serve with lime wedges.

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