Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos



4 servings

Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos

These Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos are a seriously delicious and speedy meal. Use whatever leftover chicken you have, and dinner's done in a flash.


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , squished
  • 1 1/2 tsp Mexican chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 3 cups leftover cooked brown rice
  • 1 540-mL can black beans , drained and rinsed
  • 2 leftover baked, grilled or roasted chicken breasts , shredded or chopped
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • flour tortillas
  • salsa
  • shredded cheese
  • chopped green onions
  • chopped avocado
  • yogurt , or sour cream


  • In a large skillet, cook the onion in the vegetable oil over medium heat just until softened – about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, chili powder and cumin and cook, stirring, for another minute or two.
  • Add the rice, black beans, chicken and chicken broth and continue to cook, tossing gently, until everything is heated through.
  • Roll up mixture in warmed tortillas and garnish with toppings.