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Recipe: Chicken burritos

Recipe: Chicken burritos

Chicken burritos are a cinch to put together when you have leftover chicken on hand.

This is an excellent way to use leftover chicken.


Directions

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil and saute peppers, celery, onion and cumin until lightly brown, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano and garlic. Continue to saute until tomatoes blister and break open, about 5 to 10 minutes. Add contents to blender and puree until desired consistency.

Pull apart breast meat from chicken and divide among tortillas. Top with cheese, cabbage and sauce. Roll up and enjoy.


Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes (2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 8 ounces precooked chicken breast meat
  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage

Exchange Data
Dash
Dairy0.5 
Fats 
Fruits 
Grains1.5 
Meat
Nuts_Seeds_Drybeans 
Sweets 
Vegetables
Diabetes
Fats 
Freefoods 
Fruits 
Meat2.5 
Milk 
NonStarchyVegetables
Starches 
Sweets 
HWP
Carbs1.5 
Fats 
Protein Dairy1.5 
Sweets 
Vegetables 
NutrientAnalysis
Calcium 
Calories350 
Carbohydrate38 g 
Cholesterol63 mg 
Fiber12 g 
Monounsaturatedfat3 g 
Potassium 
Protein29 g 
Saturatedfat4 g 
Servingsize1 burrito 
Sodium486 mg 
TotalFat10 g 

2014-04-17

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