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Crispy Southwestern Quinoa and Chicken Burritos

These Southwestern Quinoa and Chicken Burritos are a delicious meal that you will make time and again! Gluten Free with a Vegan option.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 429kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked chopped chicken or meatless chicken substitute
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked/canned black beans
  • 1 cup organic frozen corn thawed
  • 1 cup pepper jack or cheddar cheese or Daiya
  • ½ cup chopped red or green bell pepper or mixture
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ½ tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Chipotle Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast optional
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 6 tablespoons dairy or non-dairy sour cream optional
  • 6 gluten-free tortillas

Instructions

  • In a large bowl combine “chicken”, quinoa, black beans, corn, cheese, red pepper, and green onion. In a small bowl combine dry spices.
  • Toss with quinoa mixture.
  • Add lime juice and toss well.
  • Spread one tablespoon of sour cream on each tortilla.
  • Top with ⅙ of the mixture.
  • Fold opposing ends in and roll. Secure with toothpicks.
  • To cook, you can use a <g class="gr_ gr_55 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling multiReplace" id="55" data-gr-id="55">non stick</g> griddle (like a Griddler)and cook over medium heat until golden brown.
  • Alternatively, heat two tablespoons of olive oil over <g class="gr_ gr_53 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" id="53" data-gr-id="53">medium low</g> heat.
  • Cook until golden brown.
  • Enjoy the sinful goodness!

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 781mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1265IU | Vitamin C: 20.8mg | Calcium: 237mg | Iron: 4.1mg