Low-Fat Baked Chicken Chimichangas
Spiced chicken and refried beans in a crisp shell.
Prep. Time: 0:45
1 sm. onion - chopped
3 cloves garlic - minced
1 Tbls. vegetable oil OR butter OR margarine
2 cups salsa
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 pinch salt
2 1/2 cups cooked, shredded chicken OR turkey
(8) 12" flour tortilla
1 cup canned refried beans
non-stick cooking spray - as needed
-In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, sauté onion and garlic in oil/butter until tender; stir in salsa, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and salt; fold in chicken/turkey; remove from heat and set aside.
-Working with one tortilla at a time, spoon 2 Tablespoons of beans down the center of each tortilla; top with a scant 1/2 cup of the chicken mixture.
-Fold the top and bottom of the tortillas toward the center, then roll up the sides.
-Secure with wooden toothpicks or pieces of spaghetti noodles if necessary.
-Place chimichangas in a 13" X 9" X 2" baking pan, seam side down.
-Spray all sides of the chimichangas with a light coating of cooking spray.
-Bake in a 450 degree oven for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp, turning after 10 minutes.
Southwestern Breakfast Frittata
Submitted By: Jennifer Forbes
Prep. Time: 0:45
1/2 bag frozen hash browns OR
1/2 bag frozen chopped potatoes
1 Tbls. vegetable oil
1 Tbls. minced onion
1 Tbls. chives
1/2 tsp. paprika OR cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1 lb. breakfast sausage - browned OR
1 lb. bacon - cooked, crumbled
5-6 eggs - beaten
1 cup grated jack/cheddar cheese
salsa - as needed
-In a large skillet, brown potatoes in oil, not stirring, until golden brown on one side. Gently flip potatoes so uncooked side is on the bottom.
-Sprinkle onion, chives, pepper, salt, garlic powder, and paprika/cayenne over potatoes.
-Sprinkle cooked and crumbled sausage or bacon into pan.
-Reduce heat to lowest setting.
-Pour beaten eggs over top and cover with lid.
-After a couple of minutes, cut slits into the frittata to allow the eggs to seep down and cook.
-When the eggs look cooked, turn heat off, then sprinkle the cheese on top and replace lid so the cheese melts.
-Once cheese is melted, cut the frittata into slices like a pizza and serve with salsa on the side.
Make It A Meal: Serve with Biscuits like McDonald's®
· 1 decade ago