Here’s how to make a restaurant-style burrito fresh at home. You could also substitute lean beef or pork for chicken in this recipe.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 burrito
1 avocado, mashed
4 large low-carb, whole-wheat tortillas
1/2 cup pico de gallo or jarred salsa
2 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded
1 cup canned no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
6 Tbsp reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup shredded lettuce
1 cup diced tomatoes
Dietitian Tip: These mouthwatering burritos are prepared with lean protein from the chicken, healthy carbohydrates from the whole-wheat tortillas and beans, and good-for-you monounsaturated fat from the avocado. Delicious!
Choices: 2 Starch, 1 Nonstarchy Vegetable, 4 Lean Protein, 1/2 Fat
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