N – No. 2 Pencil | One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

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One Pan Chicken Burrito Bowls

Melissa @ No. 2 Pencil


(Ingredients modified to include Aldi brand name)

  • 1 pound Kirkwood boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into bite sized pieces
  • 3 tablespoon of Carlini olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of diced yellow onion
  • 1 cup of uncooked Rice Bowl extra-long grain rice
  • 1 14.5 oz can of Healthy Harvest diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 15oz can of  Dakota’s Pride black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Stonemill Essentials garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Stonemill Essentials chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Stonemill Essentials cumin
  • 2 1/2 cups of Chef’s Cupboard low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups of Happy Farms colby jack, monterey jack or cheddar cheese
  • Stonemill Essentials salt and pepper
  • freshly diced tomatoes  (optional – used for garnish) –> Sold in Aldi stores
  • diced green onions (optional – used for garnish) –> Sold in Aldi stores
  • Friendly Farms sour cream (optional – used for garnish)
  • Little Salad Bar guacamole (optional – used for garnish)


  1. Start by sautéing onions in 2 tablespoon of olive oil until they start to soften.
  2. Season diced chicken with 1 teaspoon of kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper.
  3. Add chicken to pan and cook over medium high heat until chicken has started to brown.
  4. Move chicken to one side of pan, in the other side of the pan add an additional tablespoon of olive oil and sauté uncooked rice for about 2 minutes or just until some grains start to turn golden brown.
  5. Stir in black beans, canned tomatoes, chicken broth, garlic powder, chili powder and cumin.
  6. Bring to a simmer, cover and reduce heat to low.
  7. Cook about 20 minutes or until rice is tender.
  8. Season with additional salt and pepper as needed.
  9. Sprinkle with cheese, recover and let set for 2-3 off heat to melt cheese.
  10. Garnish with fresh tomatoes, green onions, sour cream and guacamole.

Please see source website for pictures and detailed instructions – No. 2 Pencil

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