Sunday, May 16, 2010

Follower Sunday: “Thank You Readership!” Chicken Tacos from Puebla Seasoned chicken fills these soft tacos, along with creamy refried beans, avocado, smoky chipotle, and sour cream. A feast of tastes!!!

Each Sunday, I thank my readership for their loyalty and dedication to my blog, by providing a healthy recipe.  To those that know, this is a healthy repeat, but for those that are unaware and are new to the blog, this is my way of “giving back.”  It is also a way to “Pay it Forward.”  Each Sunday, you have a healthy recipe to prepare for yourself or for your loved ones.  Today is a feast of tastes from  1,000 Low Fat, Salt, Sugar, & Cholesterol Healthy Recipes.

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Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  1. 8 corn tortillas or flour
  2. 2 tsp vegetable oil
  3. 8-12 oz. cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  4. 8oz. refried beans, warmed with 2 Tbsp. water
  5. 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  6. 1/4 tsp ground oregano
  7. 1 avocado peeled, pitted, sliced and tossed with lime juice
  8. Salsa Verde
  9. 1 Canned chipotle chile in adobo marinade, chopped, or bottled chipotle salsa
  10. 3/4 cup of low-fat sour cream
  11. 1/2 onion, chopped
  12. handful of lettuce leaves
  13. 5 radishes,diced
  14. Salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION:

  • Heat the tortillas in an ungreased nonstick skillet in a stack, alternating the top and bottom tortillas so that they all heat evenly.   Wrap in kitchen foil or a clean dish cloth to keep warm.
  • Heat the oil in a skillet, add the chicken, and heat through.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Combine the refried beans with the cumin and oregano.
  • Spread a tortilla with warm refried beans,, then top with a spoonful of the chicken, 1-2 slices of avocado, a dab of salsa, chipotle to taste, spoon of sour cream, and a sprinkling of onion, lettuce, and radishes.  Season with salt and pepper to taste, then roll up as tightly as you can.  Repeat with the remaining tortillas and serve immediately.

Source: 1,000 Low Fat, Salt, Sugar, Cholesterol Healthy Recipes

Nutrition Information:

Calories 674; Protien34g; Carbohydrate 80g; Sugars 6g; Fat 25g; Saturates 9g

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