Smothered Chicken Burritos

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This easy chicken breast recipe for smothered chicken burritos is the perfect dinner recipe any night of the week. This chicken breast recipe is full of flavor with delicious burritos loaded with shredded chicken, rice and pinto beans then covered in a rich, creamy salsa verde dressing you will love. The salsa verde is what takes this recipe over the top. It's easy enough to get into a cooking rut when it comes to making dinner every night, with this baked chicken breast recipe you can try something new. Chances are you will make this easy chicken breast recipe idea a regular part of your dinner rotation.

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Nutrition Facts for:Smothered Chicken Burritos from Life in the Lofthouse

Ingredients: Chicken breasts, cumin, taco seasoning, salt, pepper, rice, pinto beans, tortillas, cheese, green salsa, dried ranch dressing, cilantro, sour cream, mayonnaise, garlic, fresh lime, kosher salt, cumin, sugar.

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

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.

* Per Serving:Calories 554, Calories from Fat 167, Total Fat 18.5g 28%, Saturated Fat 7.4g 37%, Cholesterol 67mg 22%, Sodium 929mg 39%, Potassium 1197mg 34%, Carbohydrates 62.8g 21%, Dietary Fiber 13.1g 52%, Sugars 4.5g, Protein 34.7g, Vitamin A 13%, Vitamin C 19%, Calcium 27%, Iron 28%

This chicken breast recipe for oven roasted chicken and veggies can be found in the "Life In The Lofthouse" site. This is just one of the baked chicken breast recipes you will find on the site. You will find a variety of recipes on the site to include healthy chicken breast recipes, appetizers, bread, breakfast recipes, cakes, cupcakes, cookie recipes and so much more. **

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