Quick Chicken Fajitas, Beans and Spanish Rice

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Quick Chicken Fajitas, Beans and Spanish Rice

Simple Cooking with Heart brings you this healthy version of a Tex Mex favorite -- fajitas! These Quick Chicken Fajitas are served with Black Beans and Spanish Rice.

Ingredients

Servings  4  

Beans and Rice

  • 16 oz. canned, fat-free, no-salt-added black beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked to package instructions)

Quick Chicken Fajitas

  • non-stick Cooking spray
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins (cut into 1-inch strips)
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 medium bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • taco-sized tortillas, or corn tortillas (Choose tortillas with the lowest amount of saturated fat, trans fat and sodium.)
  • 1 avocado (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup jarred salsa (lowest sodium available)
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

Beans and Rice

  1. Spray a small pot with cooking spray, heat beans over low-heat until warmed, stirring occasionally (approx. 10 minutes).
  2. Combine cooked rice with 2 tablespoons salsa and stir.

Quick Chicken Fajitas

  1. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat to medium-high and add chicken, cook for 3 minutes until browned.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add soy sauce, bell pepper, onions, pepper and cumin. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon evenly over tortillas and top with sliced avocado, salsa and/or sour cream (optional).

Nutrition Facts

Quick Chicken Fajitas, Beans and Spanish Rice

CaloriesCalories

439 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

36g Per Serving

FiberFiber

10g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.48

Nutrition Facts

Calories 439
Total Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 287 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Sugars g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 36 g

 

Simple Cooking with Heart brings you this healthy version of a Tex Mex favorite -- fajitas! These Quick Chicken Fajitas are served with Black Beans and Spanish Rice.

Nutrition Facts

Quick Chicken Fajitas, Beans and Spanish Rice

CaloriesCalories

439 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

36g Per Serving

FiberFiber

10g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$3.48
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Calories 439
Total Fat 5.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 287 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Sugars g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 36 g

Ingredients

Servings  4  

Beans and Rice

  • 16 oz. canned, fat-free, no-salt-added black beans (drained, rinsed)
  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked to package instructions)

Quick Chicken Fajitas

  • non-stick Cooking spray
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts or tenderloins (cut into 1-inch strips)
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 medium bell pepper (sliced)
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin
  • taco-sized tortillas, or corn tortillas (Choose tortillas with the lowest amount of saturated fat, trans fat and sodium.)
  • 1 avocado (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup jarred salsa (lowest sodium available)
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

Beans and Rice

  1. Spray a small pot with cooking spray, heat beans over low-heat until warmed, stirring occasionally (approx. 10 minutes).
  2. Combine cooked rice with 2 tablespoons salsa and stir.

Quick Chicken Fajitas

  1. Spray a large skillet with cooking spray. Heat to medium-high and add chicken, cook for 3 minutes until browned.
  2. Reduce heat to medium and add soy sauce, bell pepper, onions, pepper and cumin. Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Spoon evenly over tortillas and top with sliced avocado, salsa and/or sour cream (optional).

 


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