Saturday, January 10, 2009

Week 1 Ingredients: Chicken, Black Beans & Rice

The Menu:

Southwest Chicken Salad

Chicken Burritos

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Chicken & Black Bean Enchiladas


The Plan:

Bake or Grill 2 pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast (family of four) seasoned lightly with salt and pepper. Cut into 1 inch chunks. Prepare 2 cups of rice (I prefer jasmine or basmati) to use in 3 of the above meals.

The Recipes:


Southwest Chicken Salad

Chicken Burritos

1 cup rice, 2 cups chicken, 1 can black beans, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, cheese, olives, tortillas.

Chicken & Black Bean Enchiladas

Chicken Enchilada Soup

Heat 4 cups chicken broth in stock pot. Add 1/2 tray of enchiladas from earlier in week and mash lightly with potato masher. Add 1 cup red enchilada sauce. Heat through. Garnish with sour cream, cilantro, cheese and tortilla chips.

2 comments:

Ms Cupcake said...

Dropping by from sits. Sending some sunshine your way. Yummy recipe!

Kim Milius said...

This sounds like a great idea! I look forward to trying out these recipes!