Easy Chicken and Bean Burritos

Try this takeout-style burrito. The whole family will love it.
Prep 30 Minutes
Total 30 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1/2 cup uncooked regular white rice
  • Juice of 1 medium lime
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 cups shredded deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso™ refried beans
  • 1 package (11 oz) Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
  • 1 cup pico de gallo salsa
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce, if desired
  • 1/2 cup Mexican sour cream or sour cream
Recipe Continues Below


  1. Cook rice as directed on package. Stir in lime juice, cilantro and chicken, fluffing with fork. Meanwhile, heat beans as directed on can.
  2. Wrap tortillas between two paper towels. Microwave on High 30 seconds. Place 1 tortilla on work surface. Place about 1/2 cup chicken mixture on middle of tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons each beans, salsa and lettuce. Add sour cream on top.
  3. Fold edge of tortilla closest to you toward middle of mixture; repeat with edge farthest away. Starting with right side, begin to fold tortilla up slowly, ensuring that folded sides remain intact. Continue until burrito is completely enclosed. Cut in half before serving, wrapping in foil if desired. Serve remaining beans on the side, if desired.

Expert Tips

  • Serve these burritos with chips, salsa and guacamole to round out the meal.
  • Any variety of Old El Paso™ refried beans can be used in this recipe.


  • 1 Burrito Calories 320 (Calories from Fat 90);  Total Fat 10g (Saturated Fat 4g ,Trans Fat 1g);  Cholesterol 40mg;  Sodium 1030mg;  Potassium 220mg;  Total Carbohydrate 40g (Dietary Fiber 3g ,Sugars 2g);  Protein 16g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 6%;  Vitamin C 2%;  Calcium 8%;  Iron 15%
  • Exchanges: 2 1/2 Starch;  1 Lean Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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