Healthified Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Healthified Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Healthified Chicken and Black Bean Burritos
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40% fewer calories • 42% less fat • 41% less sat fat than the original recipe— see the comparison Whip up a fiesta for dinner in just 30 minutes! Jazzed-up chicken creates the tasty filling for an easy-to-wrap burrito.


  • Instant brown rice
  • Water as called for on rice box
  • 1 cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese
  • Salsa, if desired
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1 cup 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)


  • Cook rice as directed on package for two servings, using 1/8 teaspoon salt, but omitting butter if called for.
  • 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.
  • Place cooked rice in large bowl; stir in cilantro and lime juice until well blended.
  • 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.

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