Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas


Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas
Here's a recipe for tortillas with a simple, pre-cooked vegetable filling, made from Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron), onion and red kidney beans.
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Last modified on: April 4th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:TortillasMexicoMexicanCornmealVegetables
For 6 pieces, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 2 pieces 3 pieces 6 pieces 12 pieces 18 pieces
How long does it take?
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PreparationCookingStart to finish
26 min.30 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas : Photo of step #1

The vegetable filling

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Cut 300 g potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) into small pieces and put in a bowl.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Prepare 1 onion, chop finely and add to the bowl.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Add 6 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon chilli spices and ½ teaspoon salt. Mix well.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Lay a sheet of cooking parchment on a baking sheet and spread the mixture over this in an even layer, not too thickly.

Stage 5 - 30 min.
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Bake for 20 to 25 minutes until the potimarron is soft.

Leave to cool.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Using the same bowl, no need to wash it, tip in the 400 g tinned red kidney beans (already cooked).

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Add the pumpkin and mix well.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Cooking the tortillas

Pour a spoonful of olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat. When hot, put in a tortilla.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
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Spread vegetable filling over half the tortilla, add some mozarella, cut into small pieces...

Stage 10 - 2 min.
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...and fold the tortilla over.

Leave to heat through gently and melt the cheese.

Stage 11
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Serve without delay, and make the other tortillas the same way.
Remarks
Using the same idea, you can vary your tortilla filling with different vegetables, cheese, spices, etc.
Keeping
Should be eaten immediately.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,005 Kcal or 16,768 Kj141 gr355 gr225 gr
200 %54 %34 %34 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
296 Kcal or 1,239 Kj10 gr26 gr17 gr
15 %4 %2 %3 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
668 Kcal or 2,797 Kj24 gr59 gr37 gr
33 %9 %6 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 pieces : 8.51 €
  • Per piece : 1.42 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Tinned red kidney beansTinned red kidney beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mexican tart, Express chilli con carne, Enchiladas, Mexican salad, Chicano burger, ... All
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin)Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron and celeriac autumn soup, Potimarron braised in meat jus, Mixed vegetable curry, Stuffed pumpkin gratin, Potimarron and leek soup, ... All
MozzarellaMozzarella: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Harvest Gratin, Quick flaky pizza, Mozzarella pasta bake, Grilled cheese, Pan-fried chicken breast on mozzarella, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin", Stuffed tomatoes and courgettes, Firied fillet of sea bream with polenta, Endives "bonne femme", Four-tier glasses, ... All
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