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Chicken & Avocado Burritos

An image of prepared Chicken and Avocado Burritos made with Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken, Pace® Salsa Verde, sour cream, flour tortillas, Monterey Jack cheese and avocado.
  • prep time: 10 min
  • total time: 18 min
  • serves: 4 people

Chicken & Avocado Burritos stuffed with chicken, avocado, cheese and sour cream, cooked until browned and crisp on the outside? Yes, please! The best part is that with this recipe, you don't have to prep and cook the chicken- canned chicken is the perfect time saver!  Learn how to make these chicken burritos. It really couldn't be easier, and it's easy to customize, too! Want to use whole wheat tortillas? Go for it. Is shredded Cheddar cheese your favorite? Use that instead! This Chicken & Avocado Burritos recipe is foolproof, and ready to eat in less than 20 minutes!


  • 1 can (12.5 ounces) Swanson® Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • 1/3 cup Pace® Salsa Verde
  • 2 tablespoons light sour cream or plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 4 flour tortilla (10-inch), warmed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 lime, cut into quarters


  • Step 1

    Stir the chicken, salsa verde and sour cream in a bowl. 

  • Step 2

    Place the tortillas onto a work surface.  Spoon the chicken mixture down the center of each tortilla.  Top with avocado, cheese and cilantro.  Fold in two sides of each tortilla and roll up to enclose the filling.

  • Step 3

    Heat the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat.  Cook the burritos for 4 minutes.  Turn the burritos over and cook for 4 minutes or until hot.  Serve with the lime wedges and additional salsa verde, if desired.

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Calories 439
Total Fat 18 g
Sat. Fat 5.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 83 mg
Sodium 1151 mg
Total Carb 43 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugar 2 g
Protein 26 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 19 %DV
Iron 17 %DV
Potassium 9 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.