Tested till perfect Chicken Chili Burritos
Chicken Chili Burritos
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Chicken Chili Burritos

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2008

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 lb 1lbground chicken
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp 2tspdried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 2 tbsp 2tbsptomato paste
  • 1 can (28 oz/796 mL) 1can (28 oz/796 mL)diced tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspchili powder
  • 4 4large flour tortillaflour tortillas, (10 inches/25 cm)
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupshredded Cheddar cheese
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In large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the vegetable oil over medium-high heat; cook chicken, breaking up with fork, for about 8 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain off fat. Transfer chicken to bowl and set aside.

In same saucepan, heat remaining oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, oregano and salt for about 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.

Return chicken to pan. Add tomatoes and chili powder; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes or until thickened.

Spoon chili onto centre of each tortilla; sprinkle with cheese. Fold top and bottom edge over filling; fold sides over like enve-lope. Place, seam side down, on greased baking sheet.

Broil burritos about 6 inches (15 cm) from heat until crisp and golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 427 pro 24g total fat 21g sat. fat 6g
carb 38g fibre 5g chol 64mg sodium 772mg

% RDI:

calcium 18 iron 33 vit A 19 vit C 37
folate 37
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