Wednesday, January 27, 2010

My new favorite dinner

I found this recipe on, and I don't know this woman but I want to be her friend. We have loved most of the recipes I have tried from her site, and I often visit when it's time for the dreaded menu planning part of my week. I usually make these close to the weekend then double the recipe make the amount I need for that night then use the rest to make lunch on Sat. and Sun. I serve them with blender salsa (I use 1 can of diced tomatoes and a can of mild Rotel tomatoes and chilies instead of jalapeno) and we're good to go. I hope you enjoy!

*No need to think I'm fancy, I copy and pasted the picture and recipe from mykitchencafe

Crispy Southwest Chicken Wraps

*Makes 6 wraps*

1 cup cooked rice, warm or at room temperature
1 cup cooked, shredded chicken
1 can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 green onion, finely sliced (white and green parts)
1/2 red or green pepper, diced
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
juice of 1 lime
1/2 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
2 cups shredded cheese (I used a combination of monterey jack and sharp cheddar)
Sour cream (optional)

6 burrito-sized flour tortillas

Mix rice together with chili powder, cumin and garlic salt. Add remaining ingredients except for cheese and sour cream. Sprinkle cheese over tortillas, leaving 1/2-inch border around edges, then arrange chicken and rice mixture down the center of each tortilla. (Optional: on some of the wraps, I dotted the cheese with about 1-2 tablespoons of reduced fat sour cream before arranging chicken and rice mixture down the center - it made the wraps delightfully creamy.) Roll stuffed tortillas, leaving edges open. Spray the tortillas all over with cooking spray.

Heat a large non-stick skillet (or griddle) over medium heat for 1 minute. Arrange 2 wraps, seam-side down, in pan and cook until golden brown and crisp, about 2-3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and repeat with remaining wraps. Serve.


Natalie, Brian, Rachel, Erick said...

that sounds delicious, can't wait to try them out! Do any of the kids like them???? TFS

Anonymous said...

I made these yesterday! Everyone loved them. Thank you so much!