Lean & Green Healthy Chicken Burritos

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Chicken Burritos
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There's nothing like the wrapped-up goodness of a warm burrito and this Chicken Burrito recipe is simple and delicious. Create a few of these tortillas and save them to have later in the week!

Cauliflower Tortilla Mix will make 6 tortillas. (3 Tortillas = 1 Serving)  Burrito Ingredients make 1 Serving.

Do you love to dine on healthy
Mexican
food every night? Prepare this healthy lean and green
Chicken Burritos
recipe to give you and your family a
Mexican
entree that is absolutely amazing, keeps you on any healthy meal plan and satisfies your cravings!

 

 

 

Difficulty
Medium
Servings
1
Cooking Time
24 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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If you're looking for a healthy, low-calorie food that's easy to prepare, boneless skinless chicken breast is the perfect option. Chicken breasts are rich in selenium and vitamin B which help promote heart health, as well as high protein and low fat content that makes it great for anyone trying to lose weight. Chicken breasts are also versatile and can be used in many different dishes such as sandwiches or salads.

Chicken breasts are a high protein, low-fat food.

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Lean & Green Chicken Burritos Ingredients

  • 2 cup Cauliflower Grated
  • 1/2 cup Egg Beaters
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 3 oz Cooked Chicken Breast
  • 1 oz Low Fat Mexican Cheese Shredded
  • 1 1/2 oz Avocado
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cilantro

Lean & Green Chicken Burritos Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375*F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cauliflower Tortilla Directions: Microwave cauliflower 2 minutes, stir, heat 2 more minutes, stir. Squeeze excess water out.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the cooked cauliflower, eggs, pepper, and salt. Spread the mixture onto the parchment lined baking sheet making into 6 circles. Bake 10 minutes, flip, bake additional 5-7 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Burrito Directions: Mix the chicken, cheese, avocado and cilantro. Add 1/4 mixture to each cauliflower tortilla and roll.
  5. Spray a skillet or griddle with cooking spray. Cook over a medium heat, cook burritos 2 minutes, flip, cook 1 minute, or until golden.

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Difficulty
Medium
Servings
1
Cooking Time
24 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes

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