By Vicki Santillano, Divine Caroline via Care2
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Burritos have a lot of calories. That's not exactly "news at 11," but even the most calorie-conscious among us would be surprised by how quickly the numbers add up between the flour-tortilla folds.
Sure, we could cut out the shredded cheese and even the tortilla itself and save a few calories, but that'd be ignoring one important fact -- life is short. Too short, in my opinion, to waste it worrying about the occasional foil-wrapped indulgence. (Unless "occasional" means multiple times a week, in which case you probably don't give a flying fiesta bowl about calorie counts.)
When it comes to burritos, I say, go big or go home. And at these Mexican fast-food chains, it's hard to do otherwise.
Qdoba lets patrons build their own burritos, offering a plethora of meat, bean, and sauce options. So, what if you order ground beef on a flour tortilla with cilantro-lime rice, black