Quinoa and Chicken Burritos

These quinoa and chicken burritos are a great lunch option. Warmed whole-wheat tortillas, rotisserie chicken, and black...
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Romulo Yanes

These quinoa and chicken burritos are a great lunch option. Warmed whole-wheat tortillas, rotisserie chicken, and black beans are all part of this delicious recipe.

Courtesy of Real Simple.

780
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 4 burrito-size whole-wheat tortillas, warmed
  • 1 Cup shredded rotisserie chicken, warmed
  • 1 Cup black beans, rinsed and warmed
  • 1 Cup cooked quinoa or brown rice
  • 1 Cup grated Monterey Jack
  • 1 Cup fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 1/2 Cup low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 Cup corn salsa

Directions

Dividing evenly, top the warmed tortillas with the chicken, beans, quinoa, Monterey Jack, cilantro, yogurt, and avocado.

Roll into burritos and serve with the salsa.

Quinoa Shopping Tip

Stock up on quinoa and have it available for the days you are tired of rice or pasta. It's a great substitute for rice, beans, cereal, bulgar, or couscous.

Quinoa Cooking Tip

The general rule is to add one part quinoa to two parts liquid in a saucepan. One cup of quinoa will take about 15 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
30g
46%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Cholesterol
57mg
19%
Protein
39g
78%
Carbs
91g
30%
Vitamin A
112µg
12%
Vitamin B12
0.4µg
6.4%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
31.5%
Vitamin C
8mg
13%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
3mg
13%
Vitamin K
30µg
37%
Calcium
410mg
41%
Fiber
16g
63%
Folate (food)
297µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
433µg
100%
Folic acid
80µg
N/A
Iron
7mg
37%
Magnesium
173mg
43%
Monounsaturated
13g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
8mg
39%
Phosphorus
578mg
83%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
1436mg
41%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.6mg
36.4%
Sodium
1048mg
44%
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
63.6%
Zinc
5mg
31%