Cauliflower rice and quesadillas are proving to be a success for Chipotle (CMG).

The recently added menu items helped the chain boost its bottom line, with its second-quarter sales soaring nearly 40%. Chipotle said in its earnings call Tuesday that sales at stores open at least a year grew 31% thanks in part to people coming in for lunch.

CEO Brian Niccol said on the earnings call that quesadilla sales, which is only available on its app, “appears in about 10% of our transactions.” Cauiflower rice was also “successful bringing in new guests,” he said.

Chipotle shares soared more than 5% in premarket trading.


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