This is one of those recipes where you just don’t miss the meat – not one bit ! Roasting the veggies first gives them a great flavor, then you add chili powder, then you add rice simmered with chipotle for the smoky flavor and then you add CHEESE ! This is a satisfying, perfect lunch.
380 calories per serving
Salt and pepper to taste
1 1/3 c water
½ c brown rice
1 T minced canned chipotle in adobo sauce
4 bell peppers cut into thin strips
4 medium carrots thinly sliced
1 T oil
1 T chili powder
6 oz. fresh spinach leaves thinly sliced
4 10 inch burritos
¾ c low fat shredded Monterey Jack cheese
½ c salsa (optional)
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Bring water to a boil and add rice and 1 t salt along with the diced chipotle. Cover and cook 45 minutes then remove from heat and let stand 15 minutes. Toss pepper, carrots, oil and chili powder in a baking pan and roast about ½ hour then add spinach and toss. Warm tortillas and add rice, cheese and veggies and wrap. Serve with salsa.
Here a quick video on how to create a wrap so it does not leak
Super good – this stacks up to any taco you find out there and the kids love to make these. These tacos really hit the spot.
249 calories per serving
1 1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken, cut into bite sized cubes
1t red vinegar
Juice of one half a lime
1/2 t salt
1/2 t pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 t oregano flakes
10 6 inch flour tortillas
1 tomato, diced
1/4 c shredded lettuce
1/4 c shredded Monterey Jack cheese
1/4 c salsa
1 avocado, sliced
Spray a skillet with Pam and cook chicken 6-7 minutes or until done. Mix in vinegar, juice, salt, pepper, garlic and oregano and simmer 5 minutes. Heat tortillas half a minute in microwave. Put chicken mix in tacos and top with cheese, tomato, lettuce and salsa. Top with 2 slices of avocado per taco.
This was so super delicious ! It rivals any restaurant soup out there ! I made it without the cheese and it was so incredibly tasty that you did not miss it at all.
1 t oil
1 T minced garlic
2 c water
1/2 t chipotle chile powder or 3 t chipotle sauce
2 15 oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained
1 (8-ounce) bottle salsa
1 T lime juice
1/2 c chopped cilantro
1/2 c shredded Monterey Jack cheese
Heat oil and sauté garlic 1 minute. Stir in water, chipotle, beans and salsa. Bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer 1 minute. Remove 2 c of the mix and put in a blender and puree. Then put back in the pan and simmer 15 minutes. Then add the juice and cilantro and simmer 3 more minutes. Sprinkle with cheese just before serving.