Thursday, December 9, 2010

The everybody's-been-sick-and-I-haven't-been-to-the-store meal

It feels like we've been out of commission for a while now. Which means I haven't been to the grocery store in almost a week and a half. There is almost no fresh produce left. We all started to get our appetites back last night, and I wanted to cook something that was warm, filling, and healthy.

Normally I would make this with fresh chopped tomatoes, avocados, etc. But, sometimes you gotta eat what you got, right?

Get Better Burrito Bowls

1 can refried beans
brown rice (I cook mine in chicken broth, for added nutrition)
2 chicken breasts
1 cup salsa
tortilla chips
cheese, optional
salad dressing, optional (french is good)

Throw the chicken and salsa in the crockpot on high for about 3 hours. After it's done cooking, shred. About an hour before you're chicken is done, start cooking your brown rice. Heat up your refried beans. Start layering. Make sure you drip the extra salsa into the bowls for extra flavor.

Everybody loved this, and it was so simple. This will be going on my list (alongside salmon cakes) for a easy, cheap, everything on hand kinda meal.


1 comment:

  1. This is my kind of meal! My daughter and I have been eating a lot of beans and rice lately. I love easy, nourishing meals!