Chicken Fajita Wraps

Chicken Fajita Wraps is a delicious and easy recipe for an alternative to the traditional fajitas without the tortillas. Lettuce is substituted in this recipe in place of tortillas which makes it a very healthy recipe. Features include: Lettuce, chicken strips, bell peppers, onion and cheese rolled in lettuce leaves. It is also a low calories, low fat, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7  PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (4) servings. Serving Size: (2) per serving. It takes only (1) hour total time from start to finish for this delicious meal. Chicken Fajita Wraps will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

chicken-fajita-wrapsPrep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.
Total Time: 1 Hour.

INGREDIENTS:

6 tbsp Italian salad dressing, divided
1/2 tsp ground cumin (adjust to taste)
(1 lb) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
2 red bell peppers, cut into strips
1 cup sliced onions
8 large iceberg lettuce leaves
1 cup shredded 2% Cheddar cheese

DIRECTIONS:

1. Mix 1/4 cup of the dressing and cumin together in a medium size bowl. Add in chicken; toss to coat. Refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.

2. Add in remaining dressing to a large nonstick skillet. Stir in the peppers and onions; cook over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to bowl; cover to keep warm.

3. Cook chicken and marinade in skillet 8 to 10 minutes or until chicken is done, stirring frequently. Add in the cooked vegetables; cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

4. Spoon the chicken mixture in equal amounts onto the lettuce leaves; top with cheese. Roll up.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 2 per serving.

Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus)
Carb Choices: 1/2

Diet Exchange:
2 Vegetable + 4 Meat(L) + 1 Fat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 280, Total Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 4.5g, Cholesterol: 85mg, Sodium: 500mg, Sugars: 5g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 33g, Vitamin A: 50 %DV, Vitamin C: 70 %DV, Calcium: 45 %DV, Iron: 8 %DV

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/chicken-fajita-lettuce-wraps-63385.aspx

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