Sunday, November 25, 2012

Ground Chicken Tacos

1 lb lean ground chicken
1 med green pepper chopped
1 med red pepper chopped
1 med onion chopped
2 cloves of garlic minced
1 T olive oil
1 can black beans drained and rinsed
1 can kidney beans drained and rinsed
1 jar 16oz salsa
2 T chili powder
1T ground cumin
24 taco shells
Shredded lettuce

1.In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chicken  over medium heat until no longer pink; remove and set aside. In the same skillet, saute the peppers, onion, carrots and garlic in oil for 8-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. 

2.Add the chicken, beans, salsa, chili powder and cumin; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until thickened. Fill each taco shell with 1/3 cup meat mixture. Serve with lettuce, tomatoes and cilantro.

One serving (2 tacos) equals 297 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 634 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 9 g fiber, 14 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable. 

* Super easy great taste a nice change from regular beef tacos was also good on taco salad. I give it a 4 

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