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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  435
  • Protein  37 g
  • Carbohydrates  36 g
  • Fat  18 g
  • Cholesterol  93 mg
  • Sodium  482 mg
  • Potassium  582 mg
  • Phosphorus  320 mg
  • Calcium  110 mg
  • Fiber  2.5 g

Beef Chipotle Burritos

Ann from Maryland has a way with spices, and her kidney-friendly recipe for Beef Chipotle Burritos doesn’t disappoint.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Ann from Maryland.

Portions: 6     Serving size: 1 burrito with 3 ounces meat

Ingredients

    • 1-1/2 pounds boneless beef round steak, cut 3/4" thick
    • 1 cup canned diced tomatoes, undrained
    • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
    • 1/2 large red bell pepper
    • 1/2 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3/4 cup rice, uncooked
    • 1-1/2 cups water
    • 6 burrito size flour tortillas, warmed
    • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
    • 1 cup lettuce, shredded
    • 6 tablespoons sour cream

Preparation

    1. Trim fat from meat. Cut into 6 pieces.
    2. In a 4-quart Crock Pot®, place meat, tomatoes, onion, bell pepper, chipotle pepper, spices and garlic.
    3. Cover and cook on low setting for 8–10 hours or on high for 4–5 hours.
    4. Add rice to water and cook according to package directions.
    5. Remove meat from cooker and shred, using 2 forks. Place in a large bowl and add sauce to desired consistency.
    6. Spoon meat onto warm tortilla; add 4 teaspoons cheese, 1 tablespoon sour cream, shredded lettuce and 1/2 cup cooked rice. Roll up and enjoy.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 4 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices

2-1/2

Helpful hints

  • If desired, replace canned tomatoes with 1 large fresh tomato, peeled and diced and replace chipotle pepper with a fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced.
  • Adjust spices/peppers as desired.
  • For a lower calorie and carbohydrate meal serve over rice and omit tortillas.
  • For added kick, chop cilantro and stir into cooked rice. Add a splash of lime juice.
  • Recipe can be easily doubled.
  • For a lower protein diet adjust the portion to match your meal plan.
 

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Beef Chipotle Burritos

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great to have recipes.

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