Quick And Healthy Chile Lime Potato Tacos

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Quick And Healthy Chile Lime Potato Tacos
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  • Prep Method: Microwave
  • Special Requests: Kid Friendly
  • Yield: 4
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This recipe is great for people who crave Mexican food but strive to consume fewer calories.  The chili and lime flavors make this recipe so tasty and with all variations under 250 calories and 7 grams of fat per serving, this is a perfect recipe to include in a low-calorie diet.  Adding potatoes to your taco increases the potassium and vitamin c, without adding fat or cholesterol.


  • 1/2 pound yellow or red potatoes, cut into bite-size cubes
    Olive oil cooking spray
    1/2 cup chopped onion
    1/2 pound 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


  • Optional Toppers:
  • Shredded cabbage or romaine lettuce, diced tomato, diced avocado, thinly sliced radishes, fresh cilantro leaves and salsa
    8 lime wedges


Place potatoes in a microwave-safe bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for 5 to 7 minutes. 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. Place equal amounts of cheese on each tortillas and heat in a skillet until cheese is melted. Add potato mixture and any other desired toppings. Serve with lime wedge.

Calories: 220 Fat: 5g Cholesterol: 40mg Sodium: 200mg Vitamin C: 0.25% Carbohydrates: 25g Fiber: 2g Protein: 19g Potassium: 415mg

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