Make-Ahead Mexican Roll Ups

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Serves: 12 | Serving Size: 1 rollup


1 can (15 ounce) beans (black, pinto, chili, etc)
2 cups frozen corn
3 cups brown rice, cooked according to package directions
2 cups cheese (cheddar, Monterey jack, or hot pepper) shredded
1 cup salsa
12 (8-inch) whole-wheat tortillas


  1. Place beans in a colander and rinse to reduce sodium. Transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Thaw frozen corn in the microwave. Drain and add to the bowl.
  3. Stir in rice, cheese, and salsa.
  4. Spoon 1⁄2 cup filling on each tortilla and roll up.
  5. Wrap each roll up tightly in plastic wrap. Freeze in a single layer on a cookie sheet.
  6. Seal wrapped roll ups in a freezer bag when they are frozen.
  7. To reheat frozen roll ups: Remove the plastic wrap. Wrap the roll up in a damp paper towel. Set microwave on medium power. Heat roll up for 3-4 minutes.


  • You can serve this filling mixture on lettuce, kale, or spinach for a salad, or use as a dip.

Make-Ahead Mexican Rollups Nutrition Facts Label