Prep 20 mins
Cook 7 hrs
Not too heavy, these "Hawaiian"-like burritos are a real family pleaser. They are full of chicken, corn, black beans, and yes, pineapple. There is just a touch of cheese over the top. The chicken cooks easily in the crock pot which makes assembly and just heating through super easy. This recipe makes a double-batch, so some can be frozen for a later time. I usually get about 16 - 18 burritos, for you this may vary according to your stuffing and rolling capabilities.
- 6 chicken breasts (fresh or frozen)
- 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
- 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 cups salsa, medium (needs to be medium or it will be too bland)
- 3 cups cooked rice
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon onion salt
- 16 flour tortillas, burrito-sized (I use 8-inch)
- 2 (10 ounce) cans green enchilada sauce
- 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (okay to sub monterey jack, or even a Mexican blend)
- Place the chicken in the crock pot and top with the pineapple, beans and salsa. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.
- Remove the chicken and shred. Mix the chicken back into the crock pot mixture.
- Mix in the cooked rice, cumin, garlic salt and onion salt.
- Use half of the mixture to fill 8 of the burrito tortillas. Allow the other half to cool.
- Place the 8-ish burritos in a 9x13 pan. Pour 1 can of the green enchilada sauce over the burritos.
- Top with 1 cup of the shredded cheese and place under the broiler on the middle rack until the cheese is nice and melted.
- *With the remaining cooled filling mixture, place it in a gallon sized freezer bag and freeze for another meal. You can also place the remaining tortillas and shredded cheese in separate freezer bags to freeze along with the mixture for a future meal if you would like.
- **To use the frozen meal, thaw the filling, tortillas and cheese and reheat the filling mixture. Then follow steps 4-6 to complete.
- Note: The Prep Time (20 minutes) is about 5 dumping stuff into the crock pot, then about 15 rolling up the burritos. The Cooking Time is roughly 6.5 crock pot hours and 10-15 broiler minutes.
These are so yummy! Even my picky husband loved them. For my little kids, I just wrapped the filling in a tortilla like a regular burrito. Thanks!