Print Recipe

Smoky Latin Chicken Fajita Burrito Skillet

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Keyword: Chicken, Gluten Free



  • 2 tsp healthy oil/fat of your choice
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless breast or thigh, cut into thin strips You could also use any ground meat of your choice
  • 1 jar Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce
  • 1/2 cup quinoa or rice
  • 2 cups cooked black beans or 1 can, rinsed and drained; substitute any bean variety works that you have on hand
  • 1 package frozen fajita vegetable blend or 2 cups sliced bell peppers and 1 sliced onion
  • 1 cup water
  • Kosher/sea salt to taste
  • Optional for topping: diced red onion, crumbled cotija or shredded cheddar cheese, fresh avocado


  • Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat, when hot add oil, swirl to coat.
  • Add meat and brown on all sides. (If using ground meat, crumble and stir until fully cooked.)
  • Add Mesa de Vida Smoky Latin Cooking & Seasoning Sauce, quinoa or rice, beans, bell peppers and onions, water, and salt to taste. Stir to combine, bring to a simmer, then lower the heat to low.
  • Cover and cook for 20 minutes (for white rice) to 30 or 45 minutes (for quinoa or brown rice). The amount of time could depend on the size of your pan, fit of the lid, or whether or not the meat and vegetables produce a lot of liquid. Cook until all of the liquid has absorbed, and the grains are fluffy and fully cooked.
  • Serve topped with diced red onion, crumbled cotija cheese, and/or fresh avocado and enjoy!