Health Facts Monday – Calories Face-Off: Chipotle vs. Mucho Burrito

chi vs mb

Mucho Burrito is the Canadian Chipotle.  The restaurant chain basically serves the same things as Chipotle with the addition of quesadillas and soups.

While Chipotle has only three restaurants in Canada, there are Mucho Burrito franchises all over Canada.

Since there are a lot more Mucho Burrito restaurants in Canada, does this mean their food are tastier and healthier than Chipotle?  Let’s take a look.

1) Burrito  (Mucho WINS)!!!

chi vs mb burrito

Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito with Brown Rice, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Guacamole, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa – 1200 calories

Mucho Burrito’s Pollo Burrito with Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Guacamole, Black Beans, Mexican Brown Rice and Pinto Beans – 698 calories (SCORE)

2) More Burrito  (Mucho WINS)!!!

chi vs mb more burrito

Chipotle’s Barbacoa Burrito with Brown Rice, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Guacamole, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa – 1185 calories

Mucho Burrito’s Barbacoa Burrito with Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Guacamole, Black Beans, Mexican Brown Rice and Pinto Beans – 733 calories (SCORE)

3) Salad  (Mucho WINS)!!!

chi vs mb salad

 

Chipotle’s Chicken Salad Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Guacamole, Fajita Vegetables, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa – 725 calories

Mucho Burrito’s Chicken Salad Bowl with Mild Salsa, Romaine Lettuce, Guacamole, Black Beans, Sauteed Vegetable, and Pinto Beans – 391 calories (SCORE)

4) Burrito Bowl  (Mucho WINS)!!!

chi vs mb burrito bowl

Chipotle’s Chicken Burrito Bowl with Brown Rice, Black Beans, Pinto Beans, Guacamole, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa – 1185 calories

Mucho Burrito’s Chicken Burrito Bowl with Corn and Black Bean Salsa, Guacamole, Black Beans, Mexican Brown Rice and Pinto Beans – 733 calories (SCORE)

5) Taco  (Mucho WINS)!!!

chi vs mb taco

Chipotle’s Soft Flour Chicken Taco with Sour Cream, Cheese,  Guacamole, Romaine Lettuce and Roasted Chili-Corn Salsa – 935 calories

Mucho Burrito’s Soft Flour Chicken Taco with Sour Cream, Monterey Jack Cheese,  Guacamole, Romaine Lettuce and Mild Salsa- 226 calories (SCORE)

I have not been to Mucho Burrito before, but I guess the significant differences in calories between Chipotle and Mucho Burrito is because of the serving size.

I think I should go to Mucho Burrito next time to test my theory!

Have you been to Mucho Burrito before?  What do you usually order from Mucho Burrito? Post your comments below! Till next time!

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