Bean and Cheese Burritos
Note: Have you got the refried soybeans and tortillas?
If you do, you are about to put a scrumptious meal together in just a
few minutes. Two makes a meal and one makes a marvelous low-carb
snack. Serving size,2 burritos. Carbs per serving,: 14.7 grams of
NUMBER OF SERVINGS: 2.
4 Corn Tortillas
1 cup refried black soybeans
1 cup shredded cheddar or jack cheese
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
Sub note: If needed, soften tortillas in microwave (between paper towels)
for a second. Put ¼ cup refried beans on each tortilla; top with ¼ cup
shredded cheese. Roll up tortillas and put them in a microwave-safe tray.
Heat briefly on high until they are hot and the cheese has melted.
You can also use a spicy cheese dip.
Seared Tuna with Soy Wasabi Glaze
4 6 oz. fresh Ahi tuna steaks, about 3/4-inch thick
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
8 Tbsp. cold unsalted butter
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1-2 Tbsp. fresh lime or lemon juice
3 Tbsp. soy sauce
1-2 Tbsp. prepared wasabi
Brush tuna steaks on both sides with the oil and season with salt and
Combine the butter, onion, lime juice, soy sauce and wasabi in a small
Heat a heavy, nonstick frying pan over high heat. Place the tuna in the pan
and sear until crispy and brown. Turn over and sear the other side. Be
careful not to overcook the tuna. It’s best rare to medium rare. While the
tuna is cooking, heat the butter mixture over low heat, stirring constantly
until smooth and emulsified. Serve the tuna immediately, drenched with the