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Easy Southwestern Chicken Wraps

by Nellie

These easy Southwestern Chicken Wraps are so easy to make for a quick lunch or dinner! Great for school lunches or anytime!

What are Southwestern Chicken Wraps?

Southwestern chicken wraps are a quick and easy meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner! These wraps are filled with shredded chicken, cheese, and a variety of other toppings. They are then rolled up and served with a side of ranch dressing or your favorite dipping sauce.

These wraps are a great option for school lunches or a quick and easy dinner. They can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for a quick meal later. Or, you can make them fresh and serve them immediately. Either way, they are sure to be a hit with the whole family!

What do I need to make Southwestern Chicken Wraps?

To make these wraps you will need:

3 cups cooked and shredded chicken

1 cup corn kernels frozen, thawed

1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed

4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese

1 tablespoon taco seasoning

1 cup salsa

1 cup sour cream

8 burrito-size tortillas

Can you make these wraps ahead of time?

Yes! These wraps can be made ahead of time and stored in the fridge for a quick meal later. Or, you can make them fresh and serve them immediately.

What are some fun variations I can do with these wraps?

There are so many fun variations you can do with these wraps! Here are a few ideas:

-Add some diced avocado or guacamole to the wraps for an extra boost of flavor and creaminess.

-Swap out the chicken for ground beef, turkey, or pork.

-Try using a different type of cheese in the wraps. Cheddar, Swiss, and pepper Jack would all be great options.

-Add some chopped green onions or diced jalapeƱos to the wraps for a little bit of heat.

-Use a different type of tortilla such as whole wheat, spinach, or garlic herb.

Enjoy!

Easy Southwestern Chicken Wraps
Yield: 8 Wraps

Easy Southwestern Chicken Wraps

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These yummy southwestern wraps are great for lunch or anytime!

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1 cup corn kernels frozen, thawed
  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 8 burrito-size tortillas

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, corn, black beans, spinach, bell pepper, and cheese until equally mixed.
  2. In a smaller bowl, stir together the taco seasoning, salsa, and sour cream.
  3. Add the combined dressing to the chicken mixture and toss until blended.
  4. Divide the mixture and place a portion in the middle of one tortilla. Roll the
    burrito, tucking the sides, until completely rolled up.
  5. If desired, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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