Note: This recipe is especially for kids with lactose intolerance, who need to limit or avoid dairy products.
Kids can still enjoy cheesy Mexican dishes by using lactose-free soy cheese. You'll be surprised at how well the soy cheese melts.
Prep time: 40 minutes
Serving size: 1 chicken breast, 1/3 cup of rice, and ½ cup of sauce
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
8 g fat
1 g saturated fat
40 g protein
39 g carbohydrate
1 g fiber
78 mg cholesterol
1240 mg sodium
370 mg calcium
3.9 mg iron
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Consider using low-sodium tomato sauce. Add green chilis or hot peppers to add some heat to your dish.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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