Easy Oven Baked Burritos

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This colorful and easy oven baked burritos recipe is one of the best family recipes you'll try. This dinner menu idea uses ground turkey instead of beef, but you can feel free to use ground beef, bison, or chicken instead. The refried beans, shredded cheddar, and spices make this a flavorful recipe you will love. The good family meal gets it's color from the shredded cheddar and tomato sauce on top. The meal is then topped with pico, salsa, sour cream, guacamole and hot sauce for even more color. Along with some lime wedges as a garnish for squeezing over the top of burritos.

For the turkey in this family fun recipe, you will have plenty of options to choose from. One option is to purchase free-range or organic poultry. Free range and certified organic turkey are more expensive than conventional turkey but a good thing to support. Free range is the method of farming that the turkeys for at least some of their day, can roam freely in an outdoor area, instead of being confined in an enclosure for the whole day. On a lot of farms where turkeys are raised, the outdoor area where the chickens have free range is fenced in. Technically this means that the area is an enclosure, but it still offers the birds the opportunity to get plenty of exercise and sunlight that would otherwise be prevented if they were living in indoor cages. Free range is the term that applies to eggs, meat, or dairy farming. The United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) requires that any turkeys that are being raised for meat have access to some outdoor space to receive their certification of free-range. There is no requirement for what sort of access to outdoors or pasture the turkeys have, and it might just be access to some dirt or gravel. You can feel good about eating free range turkeys knowing that they had access to fresh air and sunshine. It's always important to be mindful when you are using turkey, chicken, meat or seafood in a recipe to practice turkey and food safety. With simple tips, you can ensure that your family how to practice food safety with simple tips to ensure your house stays clear of food-borne illness. To start always wash your hands properly. When you wash your hands be sure to wash for at least 20 seconds before handling any food and after handling meat, poultry, eggs and seafood. A good idea for children is to have them wash their hands to the time it takes to sing Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. By practicing these simple food tips, you can ensure that your kitchen is safe from bacteria.

Nutrition Facts for: Easy Oven Baked Burritos from Chin Deep

Ingredients: Onion, lean ground turkey, cumin, chili powder, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, crushed red pepper flakes, refried beans, cheese, tortillas, tomato sauce.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 14 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories 298, Calories from Fat 121, Total Fat 13.4g 21%, Saturated Fat 6.7g 34%, Cholesterol 65mg 22%, Sodium 603mg 25%, Potassium 587mg 17%, Carbohydrates 25.1g 8%, Dietary Fiber 6.2g 25%, Sugars 3.1g, Protein 21.2g, Vitamin A 16%, Vitamin C 14%, Calcium 25%, Iron 19%

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