Tofu Burritos with Cheddar

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 25 min 4
Tofu Burritos with Cheddar
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1 dash Black pepper
1 cup, shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 tsp Chili powder
1 tsp Cilantro (coriander) (for serving)
1/2 tsp Cumin
1 medium pepper(s) Jalapeno pepper (chopped)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1 cup Tomatoes, canned, stewed (drained and chopped)
1 dash Salt
1 medium pepper(s) Green bell pepper (chopped)
2 tbsp Sweet yellow corn (for garnish)
3/4 package (1lb) Tofu, regular, extra firm
4 large tortilla(s) Whole wheat tortilla
1 large Yellow onion (chopped)


  1. Pat tofu dry; cut into 1/2-inch (1 cm) cubes. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until onion is softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add tofu cubes, green and jalapeño peppers, and tomatoes; cook until peppers are softened, about 4 minutes.
  4. Spoon about 1 cup (250 mL) of the tofu mixture along centre of each tortilla; sprinkle with 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the cheese. Fold up bottom edge, then sides; roll up.
  5. Bake on greased rimmed baking sheet in 400°F (200°C) oven until golden and cheese is melted, about 15 minutes. Cut diagonally into halves.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 517
Calories from fat 242
Calories from saturated fat 100
Total Fat 26.9 g
Saturated Fat 11.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.5 g
Cholesterol 31 mg
Sodium 945 mg
Potassium 645 mg
Total Carbohydrate 45 g
Dietary Fiber 9.2 g
Sugars 7.7 g
Protein 28.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.1
Meat Alternative 0.6
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.6

Energy sources