Diabetic Salsa Chicken & Rice
4 small boneless, skinless chicken breast
halves (about 1 lb total)
2 tbsp light Italian salad dressing
1 large green bell pepper, cut in thin strips
1 large tomato, chopped
1 cup salsa, (thick and chunky variety)
1 cup 2% shredded Cheddar cheese
2 cups cooked long-grain brown rice
1. Heat salad dressing in large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken; cover.
Cook 4 to 5 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from skillet;
cover to keep warm.
2. Add peppers to skillet; cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes and salsa.
Return chicken to skillet; simmer, covered, over medium-low heat 10 minutes or until done (165ºF).
3. Top with the cheese; cook, covered, 4 to 5 min. or until melted. Serve over rice.
Yield: 4 servings
Carb Choices 2
2 Starch + 1 Vegetable + 4 Meat (L)
Weight Watchers PointsPlus+ = 9
Calories 370, Total Fat 10g, Saturated Fat 4.5g, Cholesterol 85mg, Sodium 840mg,
Carbs 33 g, Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 5g, Protein 35g, Vitamin A 20 %DIV. Vitamin C 35 %DIV,
Calcium 45 %DIV, Iron 10 %DIV
PointsPlus+ = 9
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