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by Patty Allen


Sofritas (a plant-based protein) are cooked with added sugars, and carnitas are higher in saturated fat than steak or chicken, according to our pro, making these seemingly healthy options less nutritious than other Chipotle proteins.

What are Chipotle Sofritas made of?

Sofritas are shredded organic tofu braised in chipotle peppers, roasted poblanos and an “aromatic spice blend”. Tofu maker Hodo Soy Beanery will supply the new soy protein to Chipotle stores in Arizona and 2 other states nationwide.

Are chipotle stir-fries healthy?

Chipotle popularized the dish and made it a reference to ground (or shredded) spicy tofu in a tomato and pepper sauce. Are sofritas healthy? Yes, sofritas are healthy. This low-calorie, low-fat tofu dish is a great alternative to meat.

How do Chipotle Sofritas taste?

Sofritas is made from non-GMO organic tofu (supplied by Hodo Soy) crumbled and braised in a chipotle infused broth with roasted poblano peppers. It’s spicy, but less spicy than I expected; the flavor is essentially salty with strong notes of cumin and pepper.

Are chipotle sofritas vegan?

Chipotle’s vegan option is Sofritas, which is very tasty and a bit spicy seasoned tofu. Or you can always choose to do only vegetables if you don’t want tofu.

Do Chipotle Sofritas taste like chicken?

A semi-spiced minced meat. Looks more like ground turkey than beef.

Why did Chipotle stop sofritas?

Image source: Chipotle Mexican Grill. The reason it’s not in more places isn’t a general lack of demand, which one would expect for a vegan dish. Instead, it’s that Chipotle was unable to get enough of the organic tofu that forms the base of the ingredient.

What’s the least healthy thing about Chipotle?

With 540 calories, 25 grams of fat, 7 grams of carbs, and about as much sodium as four McDonald’s chicken nuggets, the full-sized fries are the unhealthy side of Chipotle.

What’s the healthiest thing at Chipotle?

If you’re really trying to reduce your calorie intake, order a salad with steak, black beans, vegetable fajita and green chili tomatillo salsa (and no dressing).

What’s the healthiest menu item at Chipotle?

Veggie fajitas, lettuce, cheese, sour cream and cheese are also great options, recommends Siva. For a healthy bowl of chipotle, try a salad bowl with steak, vegetable fajitas, green chili tomatillo sauce, cheese and guacamole, she suggests.


Best Chipotle Orders
Chicken Bowl.
Queso Blanco.
Barbacoa Bowl.
Carnitas Burrito.
Carnitas Taco.
Cheese Quesadilla.
Chicken Burritos.

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