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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 549.7
  • Total Fat: 18.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 63.7 mg
  • Sodium: 1,604.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 74.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.1 g
  • Protein: 43.1 g

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angie's special occasion chicken n' cheese taquitos 3 course meal

Submitted by: BRAND.NEW.ME

Introduction

make mexican night quick and easy and the kids will LOVE IT! appetizer: pita chips with pico de gallo, main course chicken cheese taquito topped with fresh home made pico de gallo and sour cream served with a side of restaraunt style refried beans topped with cheese, and for dessert, pineapple delight make mexican night quick and easy and the kids will LOVE IT! appetizer: pita chips with pico de gallo, main course chicken cheese taquito topped with fresh home made pico de gallo and sour cream served with a side of restaraunt style refried beans topped with cheese, and for dessert, pineapple delight
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    12 pack of old elpaso flour tortillas 6 inch
    1package ( 2cups) Kraft Shredded 2% Mexican Four Cheese blend,
    1 package ground chicken, ( 20 oz)
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, 2 large whole (3" dia)
    4 green onions,
    Tabasco Sauce, 1 tsp
    Lime Juice, .5 tsp
    kosher salt, 2 serving
    daisy light sour cream, 8 tbsp
    3 whole wheat pitas (140 cal each)
    4 cartons of fat free light plain yogurt
    2 large cans of dole no sugar pinapple chunks in juice- enough pineapple to equal 2 cups.
    2 tsp mrs dash southwest chipotle
    ground cumin
    2 cans old elpaso fat free refried beans
    2 cups shredded part skim mozarella cheese
    1 bunch of fresh cilantro

Directions

* put chicken 1 tbsp cumin and mrs dash into skillet
* brown ground chicken -ensure doneness
* while chicken is browning, cut tomatoes in half and rinse out seeds,
* rinse and clean off dead shoots from green onions
* dice tomatoes, thinly slice green onion, and half of cilantro
* put onions, cilantro and 'maters into sealable container
* add tabasco, lime juice and salt to onions and 'maters, seal container and refridgerate.
* start assembling taquitos as follows
* 1 tortilla, 1oz. chicken, .25 cup cheese, roll tightly, leaving ends open. repeat , i find that toothpicks hold them closed well so they can be browned.
* bring medium size skillet to medium heat, spray bottom of pan generously with pam, add 3 or 4 taquitos, don't crowd pan- you are going to brown them on all sides.
* take out pitas cut like a pie into 8 equal pieces, place on baking sheet and bake until toasted, not quite to "chip" state but able to withstand dipping.
*keep eye on taquitos rotate out as needed.
* you can keep taquitos warm in oven once pitas have been removed but do not wrap in foil or cover it makes them soggy.
* add refried beans, 1 tsp ground cumin, and 1/3 cup of water in microwave safe bowl, nuke until hot, stir well.
* open cans of pineapple
* put half of carton of yogurt into dessert bowl and top with .25 cup of pineapple- repeat 7 times
* refridgerate dessert.
*plating*
* put taquito onto plate
* top with 1 tbsp of pico de gallo ( tomatoe and green onion mixture)
* top pico de gallo with .5 tbsp sour cream
*sprinkle a few chopped cilantro leaves on top of sour cream
* place 3 pits chips onto plate top each with 1 tbsp of pico de gallo
* add cup refried beans to plate and top with .25 cup mozarella cheese
* repeat for all plates and serve dessert
* FIESTA!!!!

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user BRAND.NEW.ME.






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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love the way that you planed this all out for me it made it all so easy and everyone loved it!! - 5/28/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Loved it. Especially the Pico de Gallo. Even the kids ate the taquitos right up. Will definately make again. - 10/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    'ole!!!! horray mexi night! - 10/11/07

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