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Skinny Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Mexican gets a Healthified makeover with these easy-to-wrap chicken-and-bean burritos. They have 42% less fat than the original recipe!

Ingredients

Instant brown rice
Water as called for on rice box
1/8
teaspoon salt
2
cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup Muir Glen™ organic mild salsa
2
teaspoons chili powder
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1
tablespoon lime juice
8
low-fat whole wheat tortillas (8-inch)
1
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
Salsa, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Cook rice as directed on package for two servings, using 1/8 teaspoon salt, but omitting butter if called for.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium microwavable bowl, mix chicken, black beans, 1 cup salsa and chili powder. Microwave on High 2 minutes or until hot, stirring after 1 minute.
  • 3 Place cooked rice in large bowl; stir in cilantro and lime juice until well blended.
  • 4 Heat tortillas as directed on package. Spoon about 1/2 cup chicken mixture down center of each tortilla. Top with about 1/4 cup rice mixture and 2 tablespoons cheese. Fold sides of tortilla toward center; fold ends over. Serve with additional salsa, if desired.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Any type of beans can be used in place of the black beans, though smaller beans work best in burritos and wraps.

Spice up these burritos by adding a little more chili powder and cilantro.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Burrito
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
23g
8%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
1g
Protein
18g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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