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Tortilla Bowl Deluxe

Note: Braeden Mannering of Delaware was invited to the White House because he won a national healthy recipe contest for creating this dairy-free recipe. (If you try this recipe, get a grownup's help because it requires using a knife.)

Special Diet Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 medium (4-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breast, grilled or cooked as desired, and cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/4 cup diced avocado
  • 1/4 cup diced orange bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced tomato
  • 1/4 cup lactose-free shredded Monterey Jack cheese (can substitute regular cheese if you have no dietary restrictions)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 corn tortilla bowl

Equipment and supplies:

  • Medium bowl
  • Knife

What to do:

  1. In a medium bowl, toss together the chicken, avocado, bell pepper, tomato, and cheese.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Scoop into the tortilla bowl and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 520 calories
  • 49g protein
  • 20g fat
  • 7g sat. fat
  • 36g carbohydrate
  • 8g fiber
  • 125mg cholesterol
  • 180mg sodium
  • 6g sugars

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 tortilla bowl

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
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