BUSH'S® Black Bean and Cheese Lettuce Wraps Recipe - Allrecipes.com
BUSH'S(R) Black Bean and Cheese Lettuce Wraps Recipe
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BUSH'S® Black Bean and Cheese Lettuce Wraps

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"Lettuce leaves are used to wrap black beans and chives with a tangy brown rice and cheese mixture. Your guests may vary their wraps however the like! This appetizer is fun and easy."

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Directions

  1. Set BUSH'S BEST Black Beans and chives in separate shallow bowls.
  2. Combine rice, salad dressing and cheese in small bowl. Scoop into third shallow bowl.
  3. Set leaves on plate and allow guests to create own lettuce wraps. **
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • READY IN 15 mins

Footnotes

  • * Reduced fat wheat crackers may be substituted. Spoon bean mixture onto crackers just before serving.
  • ** To serve pre-made, lay lettuce leaves flat on plate and spoon rice mixture, beans and chives on each.
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Reviews More Reviews

Nov 13, 2007

These felt so healthy to eat and I'm a huge fan of lettuce wraps. I think the Italian dressing was TOO much. Instead, next time I think i'll just do olive oil. The Feta cheese and the black beans were so good though!

 
Sep 15, 2004

This recipe was really good! THe proportions of the recipe are WAY off though. There was not nearly enough rice, and I only needed 3 Tb. of the 1/3 cup Italian dressing. I put half of the feta in the rice and sprinkled the rest on top. Great with lime juice squeezed on top!

 

9 Ratings

Jan 16, 2008

I made this for my family, and we loved it! I didn't change a think. Thank you!

 
Dec 12, 2007

Really good! Like everyone else, I adjusted the proportions to taste - 1 can beans, 1 1/2 cups rice, 1/4 cup dressing, and only about an ounce of feta. I didn't have any chives, so I'll have to try those next time. I think I'll be using lettuce wraps instead of tortillas from now on!

 
Oct 28, 2007

I loved this. I halved the dressing, though. It was still plenty! Other than that I made no changes. Thanks!

 
Oct 10, 2007

This is a delicious recipe, but I do agree with the other reviewers that the amounts in the recipe is off. I would give it a 5, except that it seems we all need to do a little improvising with it. I just sprinkled in the amount of feta that I liked, and I squirted in a few squirts of my dressing (mine was a balsamic vinegar/olive oil one). You can probably use most any kind of salad dressing you have on hand. It was awesome! I will definitely use this again.

 
Aug 23, 2005

These were quite tasty, however the previous reviewer is right: the proportionas are off. I used 1/2 cup of beans, 1 c. rice, 2T greek dressing, and 1/4 c feta (basically 1 serving of each item). Very tasty, and a 1/3 c serving came out to @105 calories, so healthy too!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 2.9 g
  • 4%
  • Fiber
  • 4.6 g
  • 18%
  • Protein
  • 9.4 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 717 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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