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Chicken Tacos with Guajillo Pesto

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6 servings

For a change of pace from everyday tacos, coat chicken in a homemade garlicky chile-cilantro pesto, then cook and tuck into tortillas with all the fixings.

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  • Blend first 4 ingredients in blender until smooth. Pound chicken to flatten to 1/4-inch thickness; place in large bowl. Add guajillo pesto; toss to coat. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
  • Heat large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken in batches; cook 8 min. or until done, turning occasionally. Remove from skillet; cut chicken into strips.
  • Top tortillas with 2% Milk Singles and chicken; fold in half. Cook, 3 at a time, in large skillet on medium-low heat 2 min. or until Singles are melted, turning once. Transfer to plate; top with lettuce and tomatoes. Serve with sour cream.

Special Equipment Needed


Substitute pasilla chiles for the guajillo chiles.

Special Extra

Garnish tacos with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh chives.


  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Take your tacos to the next level with this flavorful recipe that's a good source of vitamin A from the lettuce. In addition, it also provides calcium from the cheese.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
Calories 380
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 810mg
Carbohydrate 31g
Dietary fiber 3g
Sugars 5g
Protein 35g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 60 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 35 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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