Purple Power Bean Wrap USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Rolled up in a whole-wheat tortilla are avocado, white beans, lettuce, and shredded purple cabbage that pack a powerful purple punch in this delicious vegetarian wrap.
1 wrap (two halves) provides:
Legume as Meat Alternate: ½ oz equivalent meat alternate, 5⁄8 cup vegetable, and 1¾ oz equivalent grains.
Legume as Vegetable: ¾ cup vegetable and 1¾ oz equivalent grains.
½ wrap (one half) provides: ³⁄8 cup vegetable and ¾ oz equivalent grains.
Legume vegetable can be counted as either a meat alternate or as a legume vegetable but not as both simultaneously.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • Grate lemon rind on hand-held grater or citrus zester to make zest. Juice lemons. Set aside.
  • Purée beans in a food processor or a blender until smooth. Put into a large mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Purée avocado, lemon juice, lemon zest, garlic, olive oil, chili powder, and salt until smooth. Mix into pureed beans. Add shredded cabbage. Mix well.
  • You may cover and refrigerate at 40 °F for no more than 2 hours to avoid browning of avocado.
  • For each wrap, place ⅓ cup of bean filling on the bottom half of tortilla. Top with ½ cup of lettuce. Roll in the form of a burrito. Cut diagonally.
    Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Purple Power Bean Wrap USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving 1 wrap
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 424mg18%
Total Carbohydrate 38g13%
Dietary Fiber 8g33%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 2880IU58%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
*Marketing Guide
Yield / Volume