Chicken and Veggie Baked Burritos

Chicken & Veggie Baked Burritos

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Serving Size: 1 Burrito

Calories per serving: 248

Chicken & Veggie Baked Burritos

Pantry staples like canned beans and pasta sauce are combined with fresh shredded veggies to create a delicious and nutritious baked burrito that kids and adults will love.

Shopping Tip: Look for “no fat” and “no added oil” when shopping for healthier pasta sauce options. Plus, stock up on spices; cayenne pepper adds the Mexican flare without adding sodium!

Healthy Cooking tip: Want to quickly add more protein to your Burritos without the extra sodium? Use downtime to roast a whole chicken. Remove meat and store in your fridge. Freeze the bones for when you have spare time to make your own, low-sodium chicken broth.

Ingredients

  • 1 ¼ cup (300 mL) Healthy Choice Traditional pasta sauce, divided (see below)
  • 2 small 6-inch (15 cm) low sodium multigrain flour tortillas
  • ½ cup (125 mL) low sodium refried beans
  • ½ cup (125 mL) each: shredded carrots and zucchini
  • ½ cup (125 mL) diced cooked chicken
  • 4 tbsp. shredded cheese (about 1/2 cup/ 125 mL)
  • ¼ tsp. (1.25 mL) cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. (15 mL) finely chopped cilantro, for garnish
  • ¼ cup (50 mL) guacamole (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F/190C; place tortillas on working surface.
  2. On each tortilla, evenly spread ¼ cup (50 mL) beans; top with ¼ cup (50 mL) each: shredded carrots, zucchini and diced chicken. Top with 1/8 cup (30 mL) Healthy Choice Traditional pasta sauce: roll each tortilla around ingredients and place seam-side down in oven proof baking dish.
  3. Top with 1 cup (250 mL) Healthy Choice Traditional pasta sauce and shredded cheese and sprinkle with 1/8 tsp. (.6 mL) cayenne pepper (optional); bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted and tortillas are slightly browned.
  4. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro and serve with an optional side of guacamole.

Notes

Visit Facebook.com/HealthyChoiceCanada for more recipes and cooking tips.

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