Monday, March 25, 2013

Crispy Chicken, Rice and Black Bean Burritos

This quick, filling and delicious recipe is sure to go in the Mexican food favorites!

serves 8 ( 9 points +)

  • 1 c. cooked, shredded boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 can black beans ( 15 oz) drained and rinsed
  • 1 c. diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 c. finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 c. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1-1/2 c. cooked rice
  • 2 T. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 8 oz. Velveeta Mexican cheese, grated ( about 2 c.)
  • 8 burrito sized flour tortillas ( 4 points each or less)

In a medium bowl, stir all ingredients together until blended.
Spoon mixture evenly down the center of each tortilla. Fold in sides and roll. 
Coat burritos with nonstick spray. Place four burritos, seam side down on a griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cook until golden brown on one side. Flip and cook until the other side is golden brown. Remove and keep warm. Repeat with remaining burritos.


  1. Thanks for the recipes. So nice to have the point value already done.

  2. HI, I LOVE your site!! Are you by any chance on Facebook ? I like to follow=
    blogs that way too! Thank you for all you do. This looks fantastic! I made=
    stuffed peppers last night with Mexican Shredded Chicken and served it wit=
    h brown rice and black beans. This is right up my alley! Barb

  3. these look so good! and i've been on a Mexican food kick lately these will go perfectly in my meal plan :)

  4. Looking forward to trying this recipe. Thanks for sharing


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