Healthy Recipes

Bell Pepper Chicken Burritos
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
Chicken breast, cut into ¾ inch pieces ¼ pound
Orange bell pepper, diced ½
Yellow onion, diced 1 tablespoon
Garlic clove, minced 1
Dried cilantro ¼ teaspoon
Cumin ¼ teaspoon
Medium tomato, diced ½
Cheddar cheese, grated ½ cup
Wheat tortillas (7 ½-inch diameter) 2


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350˚F.
  2. Heat canola oil in a medium to large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, bell pepper, onion, garlic, cilantro, and cumin. Cook, stirring regularly, until chicken is cooked through, about 6-8 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and cheese.
  3. Portion burrito filling into tortillas, roll tightly, and fold ends under. Place seam-side down, in a small baking dish coated with cooking spray.
  4. Bake 10-15 minutes, until heated through.

Exchanges
2 very lean meats; 1 high-fat meat substitute; 1.5 starches; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Avocado Salad
Dice a ½ avocado, ½ orange bell pepper, ½ medium tomato, and 2 tablespoons yellow onion. Combine together in a large bowl. Toss with the juice of ½ a lime, a dash of salt, and pepper to taste. (For ½ of recipe) 102 calories; 9 g carbohydrate; 2 g protein; 8 g fat (1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 87 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 vegetables; 1 fat.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 333
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Sodium 349 mg
Total Carbohydrate 31 g
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Protein 22 g
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