This is an excellent way to use leftover chicken.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

       
  • 1 teaspoon oil
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  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
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  • 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
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  • 2 ribs celery, chopped
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  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
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  • 2 tablespoons cumin seeds
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  • 1 pint grape tomatoes (2 cups)
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  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
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  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
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  • 8 ounces precooked chicken breast meat
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  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
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  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
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  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage

Directions:

In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add oil and saute peppers, celery, onion and cumin until lightly brown, about 10 to 15 minutes. Add tomatoes, oregano and garlic. Continue to saute until tomatoes blister and break open, about 5 to 10 minutes. Add contents to blender and puree until desired consistency.

Pull apart breast meat from chicken and divide among tortillas. Top with cheese, cabbage and sauce. Roll up and enjoy.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 1 burrito
  • Total carbohydrate: 38 g
  • Dietary fiber: 12 g
  • Sodium: 486 mg
  • Saturated fat: 4 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3 g
  • Total fat: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 63 mg
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Calories: 350
  • Dairy foods low-fat or fat-free: 0.5
  • Grains and grain products: 1.5
  • Meats poultry and fish: 2
  • Vegetables: 2
  • Carbohydrates: 1.5
  • Protein and dairy: 1.5
  • Vegetables: 2
  • Meat and meat substitutes: 2.5
  • Nonstarchy vegetables: 2
  • Starches: 1.5
Last Updated: 2014-04-17
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