Black Bean BurritosSubmitted by: JEANINECAMP
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1 C black beans
1 C medium grain brown rice
1 chicken breast
1 C fresh spinach
1/4 C Mexican style shredded cheese
1/2 C Newman's Own Chunky Peach Salsa (or salsa of your choice - the peach salsa gives it a different twist that I really like)
7 La Tortilla Factory High Fiber-Low Carb Whole Wheat Tortillas
Prep (Can be done up to a week prior to making the recipe)
If you are using dried beans prepare black beans according to package directions. Otherwise you can use canned black beans and skip the prep time.
Prepare brown rice according to package instructions
Cook chicken breast (I microwaved mine for 5 min in one of the veggie microwave bags)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cut up chicken breast and spinach
Spray a skillet and heat prepared black beans, brown rice, chicken breast and spinach until heated through. Add salsa and about 3/4 of the cheese.
Spray an 9X12 baking pan
Fill tortillas and roll into burritos.
Place in 9X12 baking pan.
Sprinkle the rest of the cheese over the top
Cook for 20-25 minutes
Serve with romaine lettuce if desired.
Makes 7 burritos
Swap the chicken with tofu or lean hamburger
Swap the spinach with shredded zucchini
Add 1/4 onion for flavor
Number of Servings: 7
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEANINECAMP.