Chicken Pita Taquitos

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Enjoy this flavorful chicken and pita bread sandwiches – perfect for Mexican cuisine.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (8.25 oz) frozen fajita-style cooked chicken strips
1
small zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, sliced
1
small onion, sliced
1/2
medium green bell pepper, thinly sliced
1
cup frozen whole kernel corn (from 1-lb bag)
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1/2
jalapeño chile, seeded, finely chopped
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
4
whole wheat pita breads (6 inch), cut in half to form pockets
  • 1 Cook chicken as directed on package in microwave until juice of chicken is no longer pink when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini, onion and bell pepper; cook 4 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in corn, tomato, chile pepper and cilantro. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer uncovered 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender and mixture is thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Thinly slice cooked chicken; stir into vegetable mixture. Fill each pita bread half with about 2/3 cup chicken and vegetable mixture. Wrap 2 sandwiches together securely with foil; take with you for an on-the-go dinner.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    800mg
    800%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    49g
    49%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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