A burrito is a famous Mexican food which consists of a flour tortilla wrapped or folded around a filling. In the United States and Canada, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a chain of restaurants specializing in burritos. Across the country, chipotle has over 1,000 locations. They claim that without the use of antibiotics or hormones, 100% of their pork and chicken and 50% of their beef is raised humanely. In this article, you can find the health facts and nutritional information regarding chipotle burrito.
Ingredients of chipotle burrito:
- Red hot sauce
- Black beans
- Fajita vegetables
- 13 inch tortilla
- Tomato salsa
- Sour cream
Nutritional facts of chipotle burrito:
- Saturated Fat
- Dietary Fiber
According to some sources, this burrito has total 1293 Calories. In this burrito, sour cream can hit 1,030 calories. Flour tortilla is also single most caloric item in a burrito. If you look at the actual ingredients, you can find that all ingredients are healthy except cheese and sour cream, which are the bad stuff for the burrito.
A burrito with steak, rice, beans, cheese and sour cream along with a side of chips puts up some pretty huge numbers in the “nutrition facts”. A burrito from chipotle may be very healthy for people who are trying to increase their body weight and gain muscle.
If you are trying to lower your body fat percentage especially around abs and upper body, basically you have to burn a lot of fat and also cut down your intake of calories. As the burritos from chipotle are high in calories, it is not healthy for people who want to reduce their weight. To be super healthy, such person can eat burrito bowl without the bad stuff i.e. sour cream and cheese. A burrito bowl or “naked” burrito is a burrito or fajita served without the tortilla wrap and the fillings are placed in a bowl. Naked burritos did not contain 340-calorie of flour tortilla.