Since it’s officially summer, it’s time for burgers, bonfires, and beach days! Keep your lunch light and your waistline trim with a healthy Black Bean Wrap! This vibrant green wrap is filled with plant based protein, fresh produce, and healthy fats that will keep you full and satisfied until dinner!

Black Bean Wrap

Serves 1

1 Black Bean Burger patty
2 swiss chard or butter lettuce leaves
1 small tomato
1/4 avocado
pinch of salt & pepper

Cook the Black Bean Burger patties to RFFMBT instructions. Wash and dry lettuce. Cut the tomato into slices. Remove 1/4 of the Avocado “meat” from skin. Place half of the Black Bean Burger patty and half of each ingredient into the lettuce leaves, creating two wraps. Sprinkle with just a pinch of salt & pepper to taste. Wrap the leaves into tight rolls and then slice in half. Enjoy right away or refrigerate and take to the beach for a light lunch!

The Rabbit Food Pyramid Breakdown
Produce: swiss chard & tomato
Whole Grain: none, pair with 1/4 cup quinoa or brown rice
Protein: black bean burger patty
Plant Based Fat: avocado

Don’t forget to submit your questions via Twitter and Facebook followed by the hashtag #RFFMBTFAQ
I’ll be compiling a list of the most common frequently asked questions and post my answers next week!

Have a fab weekend!

31 Comments on Black Bean Wrap

  1. Susanna
    June 23, 2012 at 12:40 am (12 years ago)

    Great blog and very delicious!! 🙂 I like this!

    • Catherine
      June 23, 2012 at 1:28 pm (12 years ago)

      Thanks Susanna! Health & Happiness xo

  2. Jenn
    June 24, 2012 at 12:11 pm (12 years ago)

    That looks so good! I have most of those ingredients in the kitchen right now.

    • Catherine
      June 24, 2012 at 4:30 pm (12 years ago)

      Thats awesome, Jenn! Love when that happens!

  3. Lilly
    June 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm (12 years ago)

    Hi– which non-stick cooking spray do you recommend? thanks!

    • Catherine
      June 24, 2012 at 4:29 pm (12 years ago)

      I usually buy Olive Oil Cooking Spray from Trader Joe’s but I barely use any since most of my pans are nonstick 🙂

  4. abbey
    June 24, 2012 at 4:48 pm (12 years ago)

    I was wondering what the nutrition information (i.e. caloric value) of the black bean wrap was ? thanks ! it looks delicious!

    • Catherine
      June 24, 2012 at 5:05 pm (12 years ago)

      Hi Abbey! I don’t count calories of my recipes/meals and build them by portions/measurements of each food group instead!

    • Catherine
      June 24, 2012 at 8:44 pm (12 years ago)

      Thanks Caralyn! xo

  5. Sara
    June 24, 2012 at 8:48 pm (12 years ago)

    This recipe looks delish!!! P.S. I adore your blog, and love your story! 🙂

    • Catherine
      June 24, 2012 at 8:51 pm (12 years ago)

      Thank you so much Sara! You are so sweet! Health & Happiness xo

  6. Jen
    June 25, 2012 at 4:40 pm (12 years ago)

    This looks so yummy and like I might actually be able to do this myself. Have you ever put them on a grill? Do they hold up?

    • Catherine
      June 25, 2012 at 4:48 pm (12 years ago)

      Jen they are super easy! Just combine and blend, then cook! I haven’t tried them on a grill but they are pretty mushy/liquidy before cooked so I’m not sure if that would end very well! You could try baking them or using a Forman style grill though! xo

  7. kate
    July 3, 2012 at 7:23 am (12 years ago)

    Hi. Just found you on Pinterest this morning. You’re adorable plus your food is just the sort I enjoy. I’m a 41 year old mom (kids ages 19, 14) and wife.
    I’ve discovered that I just can’t eat like my family any longer. More Rabbit Food is my new mantra!

    • Catherine
      July 3, 2012 at 11:18 am (12 years ago)

      Awww thank you Kate! I am so happy that you found my blog! I too discovered I just cannot eat like my family and especially my 6’5 boyfriend! haha Rabbit Food Forever 🙂 Health & Happiness xo

  8. Laura
    July 5, 2012 at 5:05 pm (12 years ago)

    What would you recommend in place of avocado? I am not really a fan especial when it’s in large pieces (I don’t mind if it’s blend in something). However, I LOVE black beans so I really want to try this! Thanks!

    • Catherine
      July 5, 2012 at 5:54 pm (12 years ago)

      Hi Laura! You could omit the avocado and enjoy some almonds or other nuts on the side to get a serving of plant based fat 🙂

  9. Lexi
    July 7, 2012 at 10:40 pm (12 years ago)

    🙂 It is nice to find recipes not centered around meat! I am a mostly-vegetarian myself, and it can be hard to find protein-rich recipes that are vegetarian friendly. Thanks for the great site!

    • Catherine
      July 7, 2012 at 11:09 pm (12 years ago)

      Aww, I’m so happy you found my blog Lexi! It sounds like my recipes will be a good match for you! xo

  10. Maureen
    July 15, 2012 at 12:35 pm (12 years ago)

    I love your blog and find myself checking up on it every day to see if there’s something new. I was wondering how you store your avocados. It’s so hard to cook just for 1, especially when they turn brown in just a few minutes exposed to the air. Hoping to get some tips, and thanks for a great blog!

    • Catherine
      July 16, 2012 at 10:42 am (12 years ago)

      Hi Maureen! I usually place my leftover avocado (and pit) in a ziplock back in the refrigerator. Sometimes I will cup and freeze my avocados and use them in smoothies for a plant based fat serving!

  11. Amanda
    September 5, 2012 at 11:44 pm (12 years ago)

    Catherine, I recently discovered your blog and I <3 it! I'm so impressed and really love your recipes.

    I wanted to let you know that I linked to one of your pictures and this recipe on my blog:

    I hope you take it as the compliment it is!

  12. Annemarie
    September 18, 2012 at 11:10 am (12 years ago)

    It looks delicious! I’ll try it soon!

  13. Alexanda
    January 28, 2013 at 11:48 pm (11 years ago)

    Hi! I just found your site a couple weeks ago and I can’t get enough of your recipes! This one especially. Although the black bean burgers seemed a little bland at first, so I decided to experiment with different sauces. And today I found the perfect fit! 1 tbsp of Garlic Expressions classic vinaigrette over the top of the black bean burger makes this recipe pop! I absolutely love it. 🙂 Just thought I’d share the love. <3

    • Catherine
      January 29, 2013 at 11:18 am (11 years ago)

      Love it! I will have to try that! xo

  14. Mom
    February 26, 2013 at 12:45 pm (11 years ago)

    I like this recipe a lot…i have to try it soon. Thanks for sharing. nice blog!

  15. Libby
    April 27, 2013 at 4:13 pm (11 years ago)

    Hello! I didn’t do as good as you with wrapping it together but it tasted awesome!!! I added fat-free feta cheese and grilled onion to some of them and it was a great addition. Thanks!

  16. Connie
    May 14, 2013 at 4:05 pm (11 years ago)

    This was an amazing recipe: simple but really delicious! I am trying to find amazing low carb vegetarian recipes, and this is the best one yet. My husband (a meat eater) raved how good this was and said it was better than most restaurants. We added a dollop of dill dip on it, and that put it over the top. Thanks so much for this recipe!

  17. Karen
    October 1, 2013 at 8:39 pm (11 years ago)

    Super delish! This is a keeper as my hubby loves it too.

  18. Nicki Escudero (@nickialanoche)
    June 28, 2015 at 1:36 pm (9 years ago)

    Hi, Catherine, I made these over the weekend, and they were simple, easy and delicious! Thanks for sharing such a great recipe!


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