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Chicken & Black Bean Burritos

Prep: 40 minutes
Bake: 15 minutes • Serves: 8

1teaspoon olive oil
1can (4 ounces) diced mild green chiles
1medium red onion, chopped
11 red bell pepper, chopped
1can (14 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
3-1/2cups shredded boneless, skinless rotisserie chicken meat (from about 1 chicken)
1/4cup fresh lime juice
1tablespoon ground cumin
3/4cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves plus sprigs for garnish (optional)
Nonstick cooking spray
8(8- to 10-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas
1/2cup medium salsa

1.Preheat oven to 350°. In large saucepot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chiles, onion and bell pepper, and cook 5 to 7 minutes or until vegetables are almost tender, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in beans, chicken, lime juice and cumin, and cook 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Remove saucepot from heat; fold in cheese and cilantro.

2.Spray rimmed baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Evenly spoon about 1-1/4 cups chicken mixture down center of each tortilla; fold sides over filling. Place burritos seam side down in prepared pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until tops of burritos are lightly browned. To serve, top each burrito with 1 tablespoon salsa and garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
355 Calories, 11g Fat (4g Saturated), 57mg Cholesterol,
742mg Sodium, 38g Carbohydrates, 6g Fiber, 25g Protein

Helpful Tips:
> Substitute 3-1/2 cups shredded boneless, skinless chicken breast meat: save 35 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated) and 18mg cholesterol.
> Substitute reduced fat cheese: save 24 calories and 2g fat (2g saturated).