Shredded Chicken and Pinto Bean Burrito

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 313.5
  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.4 mg
  • Sodium: 965.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.1 g
  • Protein: 23.7 g

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I used 1 can of Pinto Bean (rinsed). I couldn't find that in the list I used 1 can of Pinto Bean (rinsed). I couldn't find that in the list
Number of Servings: 6


    3/4cup- Cheddar or Colby Cheese, Low Fat,shredded
    1 tsp-Chili powder
    1 tbsp- Canola Oil
    4- Chicken Breasts, no skin
    2 tablespoons- Lime Juice
    2 cups- Cabbage, fresh, chopped
    2 cloves Garlic, minced
    1 medium- Onion
    6 Whole Wheat Tortilla
    2 cups- Pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    2 tbsp-Ground Cumin,
    1- 10 oz Diced canned tomatoes with green chilies
    1 Can of your favoite salsa


Fully cook chicken in skillet. (I mariniated it in italian dressing for about 30 minutes) then shred it using 2 forks pulling the chicken apart. Set aside when done.

In large sauce pan, heat conala oil (about 2 minutes) in medium-high heat, add onions. Cook until somewhat soft (3-4) more minutes. Then add chili powder, and garlic, and canned tomatoes. Cook for another few minutes. Then add chicken, lime juice and pinto beans. Let simmer for 5-6 minutes.

Heat Tortillas- I do this on the stove using a skillet-

Fill tortilla with chicken mixture, shopped cabbage, tablespoon of cheese, and 2 tablespoons of salsa.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JRM0241.