Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Bean Barley Crock Pot Burritos

crock pot before cooking:
crock pot after 5 hours:

Healthy, easy make ahead dinner in the crock pot! What could be better than that! :-)

1 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 10oz. can diced tomatoes with green chilies, undrained (mild...i used rotel)
3/4 cup frozen corn
1 cup dried barley
2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 garlic cloved, minced
1/4 of a large red onion, diced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
cheddar cheese
grape tomatoes
sour cream

Combine beans, canned tomatoes, barley, broth, corn, spices, garlic, and red onion in crock pot and mix well. Put crock pot on low and cook for 4-5 hours until barley is tender and liquid is absorbed. Stir in cilantro.
Make burritos with a spoonful of bean barley mixture from the crock pot in the middle of a tortilla then top with toppings, roll up and enjoy!

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