Mexican Cheese and Salsa Chicken Recipe
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Mexican Cheese and Salsa Chicken Recipe

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The flavors in this dish will hide the fact that it is so easy to make. All of your guests will enjoy this one!—Jan Cooper, Troy, Alabama
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons taco sauce
  • 1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 226 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 92mg cholesterol, 601mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, trace fiber), 34g protein Diabetic Exchanges:5 lean meat


  1. Place chicken in a shallow 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt. Combine salsa and taco sauce; drizzle over chicken. Sprinkle with cheese.
  2. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until chicken juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Simple Salsa Chicken in Comfort Food Diet bookazine 2010

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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