Struggling to get dinner on the table every night? Shortcuts are 100 percent acceptable! These burritos use frozen chicken nuggets for protein and kid-friendly flavor. Because all of the ingredients can be prepared ahead of time, you can assemble these on time-strapped evenings and have dinner on the table in under 20 minutes. That’s a win!
Easy Chicken Nugget Burritos
8 oz frozen chicken nuggets (TRY: Applegate Organic Chicken Nuggets)
6 (8-inch) whole-grain tortillas
1 cup baby spinach
1½ cups cooked brown rice
1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese
¼ tsp. ground cumin, or to taste
¼ tsp. chili powder, or to taste
½ cup bottled salsa
1 -2 avocados, diced (optional)
Toppings: Additional salsa, sour cream, fresh cilantro leaves
PER SERVING (1 burrito): 319 cal, 10g fat (3g mono, 1g poly, 6g sat), 28mg chol, 671mg sodium, 39g carb (3g fiber, 3g sugars), 13g protein
SOURCE: This recipe from Amy Palanjian and photo by Jennifer Olson are posted by permission of Delicious Living (and its parent company New Hope Network), a trusted voice in the natural living community for 30 years.