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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.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 tortilla bowl

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

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

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

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD

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