July 5, 2023

Why you should love our Burritos

Packed full of nutrient-dense goodness, there are plenty of reasons why you should love our Burritos! We think our Guzman y Gomez burrito deserves more love, as it doesn’t get enough credit. We know they’re delicious, but the Guzman y Gomez burrito can be full of nutritional benefits too! 

All five food groups in one delicious bundle - that-s right, you can get the benefits of the five food core food groups all wrapped up in a fluffy tortilla.

  • Grains and cereals from our tortilla and steamed rice
  • Meat or alternatives from our filling choices and black beans
  • Dairy from our signature Jack Cheese
  • Vegetables from our delicious salsas
  • Fruit from lemon juice in our freshly made pico (tomato salsa) and guacamole

Making a lighter choice – At Guzman y Gomez it’s easier than ever to customize your Burrito to suit your preferences. Next time you’re after a lighter choice, try removing the cheese, adding extra pico, and swapping the rice for lettuce to save yourself 1000kJ (260Cal).

At least two serves of vegetables – Did you know the average Guzman y Gomez burrito has more than two servings of vegetables? Yep, and if you’re feeling the need to up those veggies, choosing the Sauteed Vegetables with guacamole filling will give you over four serves which is more than 80% of your five-a-day veggie requirement!

Nutrient-dense, real food! – Guzman y Gomez Burritos are based on whole and real foods, such as vegetables and lean proteins that are nutrient-dense options because they contain a lot of core foods. When compared to the same weight or serving size as your favourite burger or pizza, Guzman y Gomez burritos are often actually lower in Calories, fat, and sodium!

Bean benefits – we all know that legumes are good for you, but do we really know why? Well, Black beans have a low glycaemic index, meaning that they help you feel fuller for longer and provide longer-lasting energy to help you perform at your best throughout the whole day! Added to your Guzman y Gomez burrito for added boost.

Gut support – an important contributor to a healthy gut is eating a variety of fibre from different plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, legumes, and grains. By choosing Sauteed Vegetables with Guacamole as a filling and opting for brown rice, you can add the goodness of six different vegetables to your Guzman y Gomez burrito!

So now that you know why you should love our Burritos – give the Guzman y Gomez Burrito a go next time you’re after a nutritious, filling and affordable meal! Find the full menu and store locations here.

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