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Freezer Meal: Simple Italian Burritos

OK, so you might be a little confused about the concept of an Italian burrito. I was too before I tried these. I'm telling you, they're AMAZING. These little buggers taste like lasagna made a love child with a chicken burrito - the result is delicious! They're so tasty, in fact, that I had TWO servings before I counted the Weight Watchers points ... Whoops! It was worth it though ;)

Simple Italian Burritos (Serves 6, 16 points per serving)
  • 1 to 1.5 pounds shredded chicken or ground chicken (cooked)
  • 8 oz. container whipped cream cheese (regular works too, but whipped is easier to mix)
  • 8 oz. jar of sundried tomato spread (can substitute 6 tbs. sundried tomato paste of jar of sundried tomatoes, chopped)
  • I was halfway done before I remembered to take a picture!
  • 6 flour tortillas
Prep Directions
  • In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese and sundried tomato spread well
  • In the center of a tortilla, spread roughly 3 tbs. of the mixture and top with 1/3 to 1/2 cup of chicken
  • Fold in ends of tortilla and roll; place in freezer bag 
  • Repeat with remaining ingredients; seal and label bag
Day of Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Remove desired amount of burritos from freezer and place on a baking sheet
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until cooked through
  • Microwave option: Cook one at a time for about 4-5 minutes on high
This is the fifth of eight freezer meal recipes I'm sharing after attending a party sponsored by my local Farm Bureau. Recipe credit goes to Michelle Rudolphi -  check out her LivingIt Facebook page for more information or if you have any questions. 

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