Vegetarian Keto Burritos | The KetoDiet Blog

Vegetarian Keto Burritos | The KetoDiet Blog

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It’s national burrito day. Can you believe a day dedicated to celebrating all things burrito inspired? Pure genius!

We’re getting involved over here at KetoDiet because we love a good stuffed tortilla but we don’t like most of the ones ready made off the shelf because they’re often laden with grains and goodness knows what other preservatives.

These grain free keto burritos are stuffed with low carb roasted vegetables, cauliflower rice, cheese and sour cream to help you get more veggies into your diet. Stuffed, I certainly am. I did 3… but just of the good stuff! What’s your favourite burrito filling? Avocado would totally work in here as well. I hope you enjoy.

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Hands-on15 minutesOverall25 minutes

Nutritional values (per burrito)

9.3 grams
8.4 grams
12.3 grams
31.5 grams
11.3 grams
385 calories

Total Carbs17.7gramsFiber8.4gramsNet Carbs9.3gramsProtein12.3gramsFat31.5gramsof which Saturated11.3gramsCalories385kcalMagnesium105mg (26% RDA)Potassium659mg (33% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (10%), protein (13%), fat (77%)

Ingredients (makes 6 burritos)

6 homemade Keto Tortillas – will take an additional hour to prepare, can be made in advance
1 small red pepper, sliced (74 g/ 2.6 oz)
1 small yellow pepper, sliced (74 g/ 2.6 oz)
1 medium red onion, sliced (100 g/ 3.5 oz)
1 ¼ medium zucchini, chopped (245 g/ 8.6 oz)
¾ cup diced pumpkin (87 g/ 3.1 oz)
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (30 ml)
¼ tsp ground cumin
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp dried oregano
½ tsp sea salt, or to taste
1 ¼ cups chopped kale (63 g/ 2.2 oz)
½ medium cauliflower, florets only (300 g/ 10.4 oz)
1 tbsp virgin coconut oil, melted
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated (113 g/ 4 oz)
150 ml sour cream (5 fl oz)
juice of ½ lime (30 ml)
¼ tsp cracked black pepper
Instructions

Prepare the Keto Tortillas by following this recipe.

Preheat the oven to 190 C/ 375 F (fan assisted), or 210 C/ 410 F (conventional). Chop the peppers, onion, zucchini and pumpkin into chunks about 2 cm (1 inch) in diameter. Toss with olive oil, cumin, paprika, oregano and a good pinch of salt. Roast in the oven for about 20 minutes until soft.
Meanwhile, grate the cheese.
Blitz the cauliflower florets in a food processor until it resembles a rice consistency (it’s best if you use the grating blade). Place in a bowl and cook for 3 minutes in the microwave, or on the stove with a dash of water.
Transfer to a muslin cloth or fine tea towel and squeeze out the excess water. Place back in a bowl and fluff with a fork. Stir through the melted coconut oil and a pinch of salt.
When the veggies are cooked, chop the kale and massage in amongst the other veggies to soak up the oil and flavour. Cook all together for 1 – 2 more minutes. Remove from the oven.
Stuff each keto tortilla with cauliflower rice, roasted veggies, grated cheese and top with a good dollop of sour cream and a pinch of cracked black pepper.
Best served fresh but the filling can be stored in the fridge for 3 days. Fill the tortillas just before serving.
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