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Chicken Flautas with Avocado Salsa

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Chicken Flautas with Avocado Salsa
Nutrition Facts
4-6 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 740
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 13g 48%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 49g
Calcium 132mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1290mg 25%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Chicken flautas take on a whole new attitude when they are drizzled with avocado salsa. Mixed with sour cream and cilantro, this avocado mixture is a win! Layer your flautas and pair with a salad and you are ready for a fresh, delicious lunch or dinner. The salsa can also be used to drizzle on veggies or salads as well. Beyond being delicious, the healthy avocado featured in this recipe is sodium and cholesterol free, and contributes nearly 20 nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber and phytonutrients.

Ingredients

  • Flautas:
  • 3 ea. chicken breasts
  • 1 ea. bay leaf
  • 1/2 ea. onion
  • 1 T. chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 16 ea. corn tortillas
  • Oil for frying as needed
  • Avocado Salsa:
  • 2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, halved, pitted, and peeled
  • 1/2 c. sour cream
  • 1/2 ea. lemon, juiced
  • 2 T. cilantro
  • 3 T. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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Instructions

  1. In a pot with water, cook the chicken with the bay leaf, onion, and chicken broth. Allow to cook for 15 to 20 minutes. When the chicken is done, shred with two forks and set aside.
  2. In a blender, add the salsa ingredients(avocado, lemon juice, sour cream, olive oil, cilantro, salt, and pepper. Blend until smooth. Add more oil if necessary.
  3. In each tortilla, place a little of the chicken, roll, and secure with a toothpick. In a pan with hot oil, fry the flautas until they are golden brown.
  4. Serve the flautas with avocado salsa.
Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Flautas with Avocado Salsa
Amount Per Serving 4-6
Calories 740 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 37g 48%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 150mg 50%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 13g 48%
Total Sugars 4g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 49g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Calcium 132mg 10%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 1290mg 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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