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Slow Cooker Healthier Turkey Burritos
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Slow Cooker Healthier Turkey Burritos

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 10 burritos
Calories 451kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons homemade taco seasoning blend
  • 15 ounces light kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 15 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups instant brown rice
  • 8 oz cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 1 avocado diced
  • ½ cup frozen corn kernels thawed
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • salt & pepper
  • 10 8 inch whole wheat flour tortillas
  • 2 ½ cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • sour cream for topping optional

Instructions

  • Place raw ground turkey in bottom of slow cooker
  • Sprinkle with taco seasoning and use a spoon or spatula to break it up into small chunks
  • Layer with beans, corn and then crushed tomatoes
  • Add chicken broth and cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Stir contents and make sure turkey is crumbled and evenly distributed
  • Add rice into slow cooker and stir to combine well
  • Cover and cook on high for 10 minutes
  • Stir and check rice for doneness
  • Add ½ cup more water, stir and recover if rice is not done and let cook an additional 10 minutes
  • In the meantime toss together the tomatoes, remaining corn, avocado, cilantro, lime juice, and salt and pepper, set aside
  • Fill each tortilla with about 1 cup of the turkey burrito filling
  • Fold and roll and place on baking sheet
  • Top each with about ¼ cup cheese
  • Place under broiler on high for 3-5 minutes until cheese is bubbly and melted (watch closely)
  • Top with the avocado tomato salsa and sour cream as desired

Nutrition

Calories: 451kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 512mg | Potassium: 737mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 580IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 272mg | Iron: 4.9mg