Salsa-Cheddar Chicken

4.8
(40) 32 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

4 servings

A quick-fix chicken meal that is picky-eater-proof and can fit into your healthy eating plan. Salsa adds a little kick, and zesty dressing brings the tang.

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  • Heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add chicken; cover. Cook 4 to 5 min. on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • Add peppers to skillet; cook 5 min., stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes and salsa. Return chicken to skillet; simmer, covered, on medium-low heat 10 min. or until done (165ºF).
  • Top with cheese; cook, covered, 4 to 5 min. or until melted. Serve over rice.
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Special Extra

Add 1 drained can (15 oz.) corn or black beans with the tomatoes and salsa.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a fresh green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing. Or, serve with a crisp vinaigrette-dressed slaw.

How to Prepare for Two

Prepare as directed, dividing all ingredients in half. Makes 2 servings.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of calcium
  • Generally Nutritious

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

The cheese makes this low-calorie low-fat meal a good source of calcium. The pepper and tomato brighten up the meal and not only contain vitamin C, but they provide 1/2 cup of vegetables per serving!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 800mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 35g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 35 %DV
Calcium 45 %DV
Iron 10 %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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  • smargal |

  • sstecich |

    Such an easy recipe and I had most of the ingredients on hand already. I crushed up some tortilla chips and sprinkled them on top for a little crunch with the sauce.

  • marlena1031108 |

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