Seven-Layer Chicken Burrito
Try this delicious seven-layer chicken burrito that is easy to make despite all of the ingredients. To save time, opt for rotisserie chicken and purchase guacamole for the ultimate ease. These wraps have the markings of the classic layered party dip – yum!
Modified Recipe: BHG /June 2022
Author: Michelle Hanson
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- Spread the 1/4 c refried beans over each tortilla. Top each with 1/2 c chicken, 1 T salsa, and 2 T of guacamole. Spoon sour cream over guacamole and top with tomato, greens, cheese and black olives.
- Roll up burritos and serve.
Nutritional Information Per Burrito: 539 cals, 23g fat ( 9g sat fat), 90mg chol, 1006mg sodium, 49g carb, 4g sugars, 34 g protein
For less calories: omit the sour cream, and decrease the amount of refried beans. Or eat one half of a burrito
To reduce sodium: omit the salsa (4T=400mg sodium); and/ or make your own pico de gallo sauce which is lime juice, chopped onions, tomatoes and cilantro.
For more spiciness: add 1 1/2 tsp chipotle chiles in Adobo sauce to the refried beans mixture, or add a very small amount of sriracha sauce to the refried bean mixture, or hadd a hot salsa.