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Chilaquiles Yet Another Way

I’ve done several takes on the chilaquiles dish. Also known as migas, it is often used as a throw-together dish to use up old and stale tortilla chips.

Black Bean and Chicken Chilaquiles

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I am having a growing love affair with the black bean and this takes advantage of that.

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You can use any cheese but the queso fresco is just perfect for it.

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All being fried.

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Layer with tortilla strips.

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Then the chicken mixture.

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Add some salsa or tomatoes.

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Top with cheese.

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From the oven.

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Hearty and flavorful!

Black Bean and Chicken Chilaquiles

Servings: 6 servings

Ingredients:

Cooking spray
1 cup thinly sliced onion
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 (7 3/4-ounce) can salsa de chile fresco (such as El Pato)
15 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1-inch strips
1 cup shredded queso blanco (about 4 ounces)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 450°.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Add garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add chicken; cook 30 seconds. Transfer mixture to a medium bowl; stir in beans. Add broth and salsa to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

Place half of tortilla strips in bottom of an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Layer half of chicken mixture over tortillas; top with remaining tortillas and chicken mixture. Pour broth mixture evenly over chicken mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until tortillas are lightly browned and cheese is melted.

Nutritional Info: Calories 293
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 4.9 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 1.5 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 22.9 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 5.9 g
Cholesterol 46 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 602 mg
Calcium 200 mg

Source: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/black-bean-chicken-chilaquiles

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Categories: Breakfast, Cheese3, Chicken2, Lunch3, Mexican, Recipes

Author:The Ranting Chef

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3 Comments on “Chilaquiles Yet Another Way”

  1. January 1, 2016 at 12:14 pm #

    Happy, Healthy, and Peaceful New Year!

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  2. January 1, 2016 at 12:23 pm #

    Looks easy enough for today. Happy New Year to you and your family

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  3. January 10, 2016 at 9:39 am #

    This looks delicious!

    Like

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