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Skinny Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

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Skinny Chicken and Black Bean Burritos
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 8
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Give this classic Mexican dish a healthy makeover with our low calorie burrito. It goes from cupboard to delicious in just 25 minutes flat. All it takes is a bit of a slice and a dice, and an inspired mind when putting all the flavors together into a healthy burrito that hits home. Get the family involved too, because wrapping these healthy chicken burritos is part of the fun. And it only gets better from here. Every bite punches with delicious flavors, making this meal a must for your weekday rotation!
Updated Nov 4, 2020

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
  • tip 2
    Any type of beans can be used in place of the black beans, though smaller beans work best in burritos and wraps.
  • tip 3
    Spice up these burritos by adding a little more chili powder and cilantro.

Nutrition

240 Calories, 8g Total Fat, 18g Protein, 23g Total Carbohydrate, 1g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Burrito
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
270mg
8%
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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