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Chicken Burritos Recipe

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Lisa Hong
Added: Monday, September 18, 2006


1 small onion, chopped
2 small cloves garlic, peeled and minced
2 tsp vegetable oil
12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch strips
1 can (12 oz) black beans, rinsed and drained
1 1/2cups hot salsa
1/2 tsp chili powder
6 whole-wheat tortillas (8 inches each)
3/4 cup cheddar, shredded
6 cups fresh spinach, shredded
1/2 cup nonfat sour cream

In a large skillet, sauté onion and garlic in oil over medium-high heat until onion is translucent. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Stir in beans, 1/2 cup salsa, and chili powder; cook 2 minutes longer. Place tortillas between moist paper towels and microwave on high 10 seconds. Spoon 1/2 cup filling onto each tortilla; top with 1 tbsp cheddar. Fold each into burrito. Serve with 1 cup spinach, salsa, remaining cheese, and sour cream.




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