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Chicken Taco Quinoa Skillet

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This easy Mexican-inspired dish is a great way to use up some leftovers in a healthy and family-friendly dinner! My Chicken Taco Quinoa Skillet comes together in just minutes, is full of protein and veggies, and is 100% kid-approved. It’s another simple weeknight meal that will soon become a family favorite!

4
1 cup quinoa
1 tablespoon taco seasoning
1 cup corn kernels (fresh or frozen is fine)
1 canned black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup halved grape tomatoes
1 cup diced cooked chicken
½ cup salsa or taco sauce
4 ounces grated cheddar or Mexican-blend cheese
Optional: diced green onion, diced avocado, guacamole, sour cream
Rinse and drain quinoa. Add quinoa, water (as called for on package), and taco seasoning to a large pot and cook according to package instructions. In a large oven-proof skillet, stir together cooked...
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Nutritions

Calories
581

Sodium
500mg
20% DV

Fat
17g
27% DV

Protein
35g
70% DV

Carbs
65g
22% DV

Fiber
13g
54% DV
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I love it because it's great for a holiday dinner. Everyone raves and it get devoured in no time. But, it's also perfect for busy weeknights. You can easily assemble this casserole ahead of time and stash it in the fridge until you're ready to eat it. Then just bake it off. 30 minutes and done!

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