Easy Chicken-Rice Burritos

These burritos are as filling as they are delicious!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick ‘n Chunky salsa
1/2
cup water
1/2
cup uncooked instant white rice
3/4
cup shredded deli rotisserie chicken
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
package (11-oz size) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (four 8-inch tortillas)
Shredded lettuce, if desired
Chopped tomatoes, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 1-quart saucepan, heat salsa and water to boiling. Stir in rice. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Stir chicken, cheese and garlic powder into rice mixture. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken-rice mixture onto center of each tortilla. Fold bottom 1/3 of tortilla over filling; fold in sides toward center, leaving top open. Place seam side down in ungreased 9x9-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 Cover tightly with foil; bake 20 to 30 minutes or until hot. Garnish with lettuce and tomatoes.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 1-quart saucepan, heat salsa and water to boiling. Stir in rice. Cover; remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  • 2 Stir chicken, cheese and garlic powder into rice mixture. Spoon 1/2 cup chicken-rice mixture onto center of each tortilla. Fold bottom 1/3 of tortilla over filling; fold in sides toward center, leaving top open. Place seam side down in ungreased 9x9-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 3 Cover tightly with foil; bake 20 to 30 minutes or until hot. Garnish with lettuce and tomatoes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with sour cream and additional salsa, if desired.

Mix things up by trying a different shredded cheese variety, such as Monterey Jack or a Mexican blend.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
590
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
1750mg
1750%;
Total Carbohydrate
69g
69%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
30%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.