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Chicken Burrito Salad

No need to wait in line! Make a Chicken Burrito Salad from the comfort of your own home. Canned chicken is a convenient and tasty way to incorporate more nutritious protein into your diet. In fact, studies have shown that eating protein helps people feel fuller longer!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 6

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Chicken Burrito Salad


1 small head romaine lettuce, torn into small pieces
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 14-ounce can diced tomatoes
1 10-ounce can chicken breast chunks, drained and flaked
1 10-ounce can corn kernels, drained
1 4.25-ounce can diced green chilies, drained
1 2.2-ounce can sliced ripe olives, drained

2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Salt and ground black pepper to taste


Prepare Salad: In large platter or individual bowls, place lettuce leaves. Top with brown rice, black beans, diced tomatoes, chicken, corn, green chilies and black olives.

Prepare Dressing: In small bowl combine lime juice and cilantro; whisk in
olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Drizzle dressing over salad.

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

Calories 280; Total Fat 10g (Sat 1g, Trans 0g); Cholesterol 21mg; Sodium 670mg; Total Carbohydrates 36g; Dietary Fiber 9g; Sugars 5g; Protein 15g; Vitamin A 9224IU; Vitamin C 18mg; Calcium 82mg; Iron 3.5mg; Vitamin D 0IU; Folate 236mcg

% Daily Value: Vitamin A 184%; Vitamin C 31%; Calcium 8%; Iron 19%