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Quick Chile Lime Potato Tacos

Quick Chile Lime Potato Tacos
This recipe is great for people who crave Mexican food but strive to consume fewer calories.
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  • Prep Time: 10min
  • Cook Time: 20min
  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. yellow or red potatoes, cut into bite-size cubes
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 lb diced boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup red chili enchilada sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped poblano, anaheim, or bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Mexican seasoning blend
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 8 small corn tortillas, warmed or crunchy taco shells
  • 8 lime wedges

Optional Toppings

  • Shredded cabbage or romaine lettuce
  • Diced tomato
  • Diced avocado
  • Thinly sliced radishes
  • Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Salsa

Preparation

  1. Place potatoes in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Spray a large skillet liberally with cooking spray. Add potatoes and onion; cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes, stirring and coating with cooking spray occasionally. Stir in chicken, pepper and seasoning and cook for 5 minutes more. Add red chili enchilada sauce and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Place equal amounts of cheese on each tortilla and heat in a skillet until cheese is melted. Add potato mixture and any other desired toppings. Serve with lime wedge.

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