Mexican Potato Burrito

Transform mashed potatoes and leftover meat into a fun, kid-friendly dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2 cups water
3
tablespoons margarine or butter
1/4
cup milk
2
cups mashed potato flakes
2
teaspoons margarine or butter
1/2
cup chopped onion
2
cups cubed cooked chicken, turkey or beef
1
(1.25-oz.) pkg. taco seasoning mix
1/2
cup chunky-style salsa
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded Cheddar cheese
8
(8-inch) flour tortillas, heated
Shredded lettuce, if desired
Chunky-style salsa, if desired
  • 1 In medium saucepan, bring water and 3 tablespoons margarine to a rolling boil. Remove from heat. Stir in milk and potato flakes with fork until well blended. Set aside.
  • 2 Melt 2 teaspoons margarine in medium skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in chicken, taco seasoning mix and 1/2 cup salsa. Bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in cheese and potatoes.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/2 cup potato mixture down center of each warm tortilla; roll up. Top with lettuce and additional salsa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Burrito
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    840mg
    840%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    34g
    34%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    17g
    17%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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