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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 269.7
  • Total Fat: 7.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 54.7 mg
  • Sodium: 374.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 25.2 g

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Chicken Fajita Pitas

Submitted by: THEMNEMOSYNE

Introduction

A new twist on an old Southwestern favorite! A new twist on an old Southwestern favorite!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (6 oz each), cut into strips
    1 cup sliced green pepper
    1 cup sliced sweet red pepper
    1 cup sliced yellow pepper
    1 medium yellow onion, sliced
    Fajita seasoning blend, to taste
    1 1/2 tbsp olive oil, divided
    3 whole-wheat pitas, halved
    1/4 cup mexican or taco cheese blend
    6 tablespoons of your favorite salsa

Directions

In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fajita seasoning mix over chicken pieces, coating well. Place chicken in hot skillet, turning occasionally, for about 7 minutes or until cooked through and chicken is no longer pink.

Remove chicken from skillet, keep warm. Add remaining 1/2 tbsp olive oil to skillet. Add in peppers and onions, sauteing for 5 minutes or until peppers are tender and onion is translucent.

Return chicken to pan, heat through. Serve about 3/4 cup chicken and peppers in each pita half, topping with 1 tablespoon salsa and a sprinkling of cheese.

Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user THEMNEMOSYNE.






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  • This was good, the fat grams are great. All my kids ate it they didn't eat the veggies but ate everything else. - 4/16/07

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