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    Grilled Tex-Mex Sandwich Recipe

    recipes:
    • Quick/Easy Meals (UNDER 30M)
    • Stovetop
    • Ready Rice
    • Family-Friendly
    • Chicken/Turkey
    • Chicken
    • 15 - 30 MIN
    grilled-mexican-sandwich-605x385
    • Servings
      4
    • Prep
      10m
    • Cook
      15m
    • Total
      25m
    • Meaty

      Meaty

    About this dish

    One part Tex, one part Mex, and totally delicious. This quick-and-easy family favorite is a great way to add fun and flavor to busy school nights—or whenever you want cheesy-chickeny meal that’ll please everyone in your family.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
    • 4 (10- or 11-inch) whole wheat or white flour tortillas
    • About 12 tortilla chips
    • 1 package (8.5 ounces) UNCLE BEN'S® READY RICE® Pinto Beans and Rice
    • 1 1/3 cups shredded cooked chicken
    • 1/2 cup chopped tomato
    • 1/4 cup chopped onion
    • 4 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
    • Nonstick cooking spray

    Instructions

    1. For each sandwich, sprinkle 2 tablespoons cheese in center of tortilla; top cheese with 3 tortilla chips, 1/2 cup rice, 1/3 cup chicken, 2 tablespoons tomato, 1 tablespoon onion and 1 teaspoon cilantro. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
    2. Begin folding edge of tortilla up and over center of filling, continuing to fold and overlap edge around center. Spray with nonstick spray. Place seam-side down in skillet; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tortilla is golden brown.
    3. Carefully flip and cook other side until golden brown.
    4. Repeat with remaining ingredients for each sandwich.

    Nutrition

    Amount per serving (4 total)

    Calories: 470
    Total Fat : 13g
    Saturated Fat : 5g
    Trans Fat : 0g
    Sodium: 760mg
    Carbohydrates: 63g
    Dietary Fiber: 9g
    Sugars: 5g
    Protein: 28g
     
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