Overcoming Obesity

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Delicious Crunchy Taquito's 230 Calories (21 Fat Calories only 2.29g of Fat)

Quick and Easy chicken taquitos, healthy food with a great crunch

Can of Rotel
1 Package of ground chicken breast (approx 2 cups)
1/2 cup fat free cheddar cheese
14 White Corn Tortilla's

1.Preheat oven to 375 Degrees. Spray baking sheet with fat free non-stick spray and set to the side.

2.Spray skillet with fat free non-stick spray, put in ground chicken and add can of rotel. Brown chicken completely, let cook until all liquid evaporated. Remove from heat, add 1/2 cup fat free cheddar cheese, mix well.

3.Wet two paper towels and ring out excess water. Place 14 Corn Tortilla's in between the paper towels, microwave for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from microwave and keep tortilla's covered.

4.Take one tortilla and spray both sides with fat free non-stick spray, fill tortilla with chicken mixture and roll up tortilla, insert toothpicks to hold together, place on baking sheet. Repeat until all tortillas are filled and rolled.

5.Place baking sheet in oven, bake 15-20 minutes.

Note: This recipes makes seven servings, each serving includes two taquito's
Two Taquito's = 230 Calories, 21 Fat Calories (2.29g fat)

Optional: Garnish with fat free sour cream and salsa

Suggested Side: Garden Salad with Salsa or your favorite lowfat/fat free dressing.

The kids loved it! I allowed them to have 4 each, they are young, full of energy and burn calories galore. If you are a fan of Mexican food, this is a must try! It was delicious and had that crunch that my mouth has really been missing!

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