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baked chicken burrito recipe- No Diets Allowed

Baked Burritos

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-sized chicken breasts see instructions on options for preparing chicken
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 small red or sweet onion finely chopped
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped (optional... keep seeds to make spicy)
  • 1 can organic black beans drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups frozen sweet corn
  • 10 to 12 to rtillas warmed
  • 2 cups shredded cheese

Instructions

  1. There are 3 options for cooking chicken. 1st option: Place chicken breasts, salsa, onion, cumin, oregano, and jalapeno in slow-cooker. Cook on high for 4 to 6 hours until chicken can be easily shredded. Add black beans and corn for additional 15 to 30 minutes until warmed through. 2nd Option: Preheat oven to 400 F. Place chicken breasts, salsa, onion, cumin, oregano, and jalapeno in 9x13 baking dish. If chicken is thawed, bake for 25 to 30 minutes. If frozen, bake for 40 to 45 minutes until no longer pink and easily shredded. Add black beans and corn. Let sit until warmed through. Option 3: Cut thawed chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces. In a large skillet, simmer chicken pieces, salsa, onion, cumin, oregano, and jalapeno until heated through and most of the liquid evaporates. Add black beans and corn. Stir until heated through. Remove from heat.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  3. On a large pan, cook tortillas on medium heat until browned. Set aside.
  4. Place about 1/2 cup chicken mixture down the center of the tortilla and top with 2 Tbs of shredded cheese. Fold sides and then ends over to cover filling.
  5. Lightly spray 13x9x2 baking dish with cooking spray and place burrito seam face down.
  6. Bake, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  7. Serve with salsa/pico de gallo and 7 layer dip or Fresh Sweet Corn Salsa.