Git along, little doggies, here’s a hearty breakfast that’ll stick to your ribs!
It’s been a few years since I’ve been camping, but boy howdy, do I love it. I collect camping gear and hoard it in our basement, a kind of funky mix between hi-tech and vintage (I need my state of the art inflatable sleeping bag mattress, but also my vintage foldable picnic table and Coleman camping stove!)
We have two dogs who have never been camping with us, although I took one on an overnight to see how he would do. After jumping out of the car, immediately running into the woods, he came back filthy and, little did we know until much later, covered in ticks. Then he kept me up all night barking at deer (hopefully) outside the tent. It wasn’t exactly a relaxing experience, but the optimist in me really wants to try again! Being outside in nature, especially when you live in a congested city, makes it all worthwhile. Except for the ticks!
When you sleep outside or in a tent, sleeping bag mattress or not, breakfast tastes even better. A camping staple, the humble can of black beans can do no wrong, in my opinion. Just open a can and cook them over the open flames. Want to add a dried chili for flavor? Go right ahead. If you are like me, you’ll pre-cook your bacon so you don’t have a mess to clean up, which makes this wrap the easiest, most delicious meal ever. No waste, no plates needed, just pure flatbread fabulousness.
Flatout flatbreads make excellent traveling companions when camping in the great wilderness. Even the bag they come in can be used to pack out litter or dirty utensils from a campsite, once you eat all the flatbread.
This summer, get outside for a camping trip or two. Grab a couple cans of black beans, some flatbread, and
leave your dogs at home bring your dogs so everyone can enjoy themselves! Oh and p.s. don’t forget the tick repellent.
-Amy at Flatout
Bacon Black Bean Wrap
- 1 Flatout flatbread, Light Original
- 2 slices turkey bacon, cooked, crumbled
- 1/2 cup black beans, cooked or canned and drained
- 1 cup finely chopped kale
- 2 tablespoons low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded
- Non-stick cooking spray
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
In a skillet, sauté the black beans with the non-stick cooking spray and the kale until the beans are hot and the kale is wilted. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the beans and kale onto the flatbread, then top with crumbled bacon and then the cheese. Roll the flatbread up, beginning at the rounded end, and cut in half.
Suggested Flatout: Light - Garden Spinach, Light - Italian Herb, Light - Original, Light - Sundried Tomato
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