Main Dishes

Taco Pockets

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Here's the best part. I took shortcuts. I mean, tacos themselves, are usually a quick easy dinner, but I've managed to think up a nice little shortcut even for tacos. I used pre-cooked chicken. Yes that's right. I think I've told you before, whenever those little packages of Perdue Short Cut Chicken go on sale, I stock up. Well, they were on sale this week AND I had coupons, so obviously I bought a bunch. Using pre-cooked chicken was especially a good idea, since I may

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1 tube refrigerated biscuits
1 T butter or olive oil
9 oz precooked chicken (Perdue Short Cuts work great)
1/2 onion, diced
1/2 C salsa
1 can black beans, rinsed and strained
1 C shredded cheese (I used a taco blend for half and cheddar jack in the other half)
Preheat oven to 375. Heat butter (or oil) over medium heat. Add onions and cook about 2-3 minutes. Add chicken. Cook until chicken is heated through. Add black beans and salsa, stir to combine and...
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Nutritions

Calories
492

Sodium
556mg
23% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
32g
64% DV

Carbs
50g
17% DV

Fiber
12g
50% DV

Your search for the best chicken salad recipe stops here! This simple, flavorful combination of tender meat, bright green onions, herbs, and seasoning in a creamy mayonnaise dressing is quick and delicious. Use the easy chicken salad recipe to make sandwiches, or serve it on top of a bed of lettuce with a side of biscuits, rolls, or potato chips. The make-ahead dish is always a favorite!

4 c cooked shredded chicken ( such as rotisserie chicken )
.5 c finely chopped green onion
1 c Duke's mayonnaise
2 t dried tarragon
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t garlic salt
1/4 t onion powder
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  • In a large bowl, toss together the shredded chicken and the green onions.
  • In a separate bowl, stir together the mayonnaise, black pepper, garlic salt, onion powder and tarragon. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
557

Sodium
194mg
8% DV

Fat
29g
46% DV

Protein
60g
121% DV

Carbs
3g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV