Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos


  • Makes4 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.

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2005

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