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Easy Mushroom Fajitas Recipe | Veggie Fajitas Recipe

This delicious easy mushroom fajitas recipe is another healthy way to prepare an appetizing snack or dinner. Season mushroom slices with seasonings mix and sauté to make them tender. More flavor is added with the sautéed bell peppers and white onions. This recipe takes only about 20 minutes.

Ingredients:

• 1 lb Portobello mushrooms (sliced to thick slices)
• 1 yellow bell pepper (julienned)
• 1 red bell pepper (julienned)
• 2 small white onions (sliced)
• 3-4 scallions (sliced into strips)
• 1 tsp smoked paprika
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tsp onion powder
• 1 tsp chili powder
• 1 tsp lemon pepper
• 1/2 tsp ground cumin
• 1/2 tsp salt
• 2-3 tbsp oil (to coat the mushrooms)
• 2-3 tbsp oil (for frying)

Instructions:

Prepare a small bowl.
Add all seasonings – smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, lemon pepper, ground cumin and salt.
Mix well.
Set aside.

Prepare a large mixing bowl.
Add thick slices of mushrooms into it.
Drizzle 2-3 tbsp of oil.
Mix and coat the mushrooms well using your hands.
Sprinkle half of the seasonings mixture over the mushrooms.
Mix and coat well.

Set a skillet over medium-high heat.
Add 2-3 tbsp of oil and heat it.
Add a single layer of seasoned thick slices of mushrooms.
Sauté the mushrooms for 1-2 minutes on each side.
Once browned, remove from the skillet and transfer to a plate.
Do this by batch not to over-crowd the skillet.
Add oil if needed.
Set aside the sautéed mushrooms.

In the same skillet, add some oil.
Add julienned yellow and red bell peppers.
Add sliced white onions and scallions.
Sauté for 2-3 minutes or until bell peppers are tender.
Switch off the heat.
Add back the sautéed mushrooms.
Toss to combine.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can prepare it as a filling for tacos or burritos and top it off with mashed avocados and sour cream.

You can serve the mushroom fajitas as it is.

Easy Mushroom Fajitas Recipe - Veggie Fajitas Recipe
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The Best Rigatoni Ever! | Easy Chicken Rigatoni Alfredo Recipe

Serve your friends with this delicious and easy chicken rigatoni alfredo recipe for a weekend dinner! It’s a combination of seasoned chicken, rigatoni and creamy sauce. Make it a lot creamier and cheesier with the mix of parmesan, mozzarella and Monterey Jack cheese.

Ingredients:

• 1 tbsp olive oil
• 2 large chicken breasts (boneless, skinless and cubed)
• 2 tbsp poultry seasoning
• 2 tbsp butter
• 1.5 cups mushrooms (diced)
• 1 tbsp minced garlic
• 12 oz broccoli florets
• salt to taste
• 1 cup chicken broth
• 2 cups heavy whipping cream
• 8 oz softened cream cheese
• 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
• 1 tbsp onion powder
• 1 tsp garlic powder
• 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
• 1 tsp cracked black pepper
• 1.5 cups Parmesan cheese (shredded)
• 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese (shredded)
• 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)

Pasta:

• 3 cups chicken broth
• 2 cups Rigatoni pasta

Instructions:

Season cubed chicken breasts with 2 tbsp poultry seasoning.
Set aside.

Set a pot over medium-high heat.
Pour three cups of chicken broth.
Bring to a boil.
Once it boils, add rigatoni pasta.
Once pasta is ready, remove the pot from the heat and drain the water.
Set aside pasta.

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Set an oven-proof frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tbsp olive oil and heat it.
Add the seasoned chicken breast cubes.
Stir and cook until chicken has cooked.
Once done, remove the chicken cubes from the pan and set aside.

In the same pan, add 2 tbsp butter.
Melt the butter.
Add diced mushrooms and saute until tender.
Add minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds.
Reduce to medium heat.
Add broccoli florets.
Season with salt to taste.
Let it cook for a minute.
Pour a cup of chicken broth into the pan.
Stir and cook for 4-5 minutes or until liquid reduces.
Add heavy whipping cream and softened cream cheese.
Season with Italian seasoning, onion powder, garlic powder, Cajun seasoning and cracked black pepper.
Stir to combine and let it simmer.
Once simmers, add shredded Parmesan cheese and Monterey Jack cheese.
Stir until cheese melts.
Once cheese has completely melted, add back the cooked chicken cubes into the pan.
Mix well to combine.
Add the cooked Rigatoni pasta into the pan.
Mix well until pasta is coated with the sauce.
Switch off the heat.
Sprinkle shredded mozzarella cheese on top.
Place the oven-proof skillet inside the preheated oven.
Let it bake for 10-15 minutes.
Once done, remove from the oven.
Serve and enjoy!

The Best Rigatoni Ever - Easy Chicken Rigatoni Alfredo Recipe
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6 Best Healthy Chicken Recipes That Are So Easy To Make

Never run out of ideas with these best healthy chicken recipes. These recipes have less than 490 calories per serving. These chicken recipes are easy to make, with just a few ingredients needed.

1. Pesto Chicken Pasta

Ingredients:

• 1 tsp olive oil
• 4 oz chicken breast
• salt and black pepper to taste
• 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• 5 grape tomatoes (halved)
• 4 oz whole-wheat pasta (cooked)
• 1 tbsp pesto
• 2 basil leaves (optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 410 calories.

Set a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp olive oil and heat it.
Add 4 oz chicken breast into the pan.
Season with salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
Cook for 3-5 minutes on one side.
Flip on the other side, then season with salt, black pepper and garlic powder.
Cook for 3-5 minutes until cooked.
Once done, remove from the pan and transfer to a plate.
Let it cool, then cut into strips.
Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, add halved grape tomatoes and cooked whole-wheat pasta.
Drizzle 1 tbsp pesto.
Mix well to combine.
Transfer to a plate.
Place the chicken strips on top.
Garnish with basil leaves.
Enjoy!

2. Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

• 5 grape tomatoes (quartered)
• 3 leaves lettuce (chopped)
• 1 hard-boiled egg (shredded)
• 4 oz chicken breast (boiled and shredded)
• 1 oz diced avocado (optional)

Dressing:

• 1 tsp olive oil
• 1 tsp white vinegar
• salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 320 calories.

In a sauce bowl, mix the dressing ingredients.
Set aside.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add quartered grape tomatoes, chopped lettuce and shredded hard-boiled egg.
Add boiled and shredded chicken breast.
Drizzle with the dressing.
Add diced avocado.
Toss to combine.
Enjoy!

3. Avocado Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

• 1/4 medium red onion (sliced)
• 7 grape tomatoes (quartered)
• 3 oz ripe mango (diced)
• 1 tbsp cilantro (finely chopped)
• 1/4 cup corn
• 4 oz boiled chicken breast (diced)
• 1 oz diced avocado (optional)

Dressing:

• 1 tsp olive oil
• 1 tsp lime juice
• 1 tsp honey
• salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 390 calories.

Prepare a sauce bowl.
Mix all ingredients for the dressing.
Set aside.

Prepare a mixing bowl.
Add sliced medium red onion, quartered grape tomatoes and diced ripe mango.
Sprinkle finely chopped cilantro.
Add corn, diced chicken breast and diced avocado.
Drizzle the dressing on top.
Toss to combine well.
Enjoy!

4. Chicken Curry

Ingredients:

• 1/4 medium yellow onion (chopped)
• 1 tsp olive oil
• 5 oz chicken breast (chopped)
• 1 clove garlic (minced)
• 1/4 tsp ground cumin
• 1/4 tsp ground coriander
• 1/4 tsp paprika
• 1/4 tsp ground turmeric
• salt and black pepper to taste
• 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
• 2 oz crushed tomatoes
• 1 tbsp heavy cream
• 1 cup brown rice (cooked)
• some chopped cilantro (optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 490 calories.

Set a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add olive oil and heat it.
Add chopped yellow onion and saute until soft.
Add chopped chicken breast.
Stir and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the chicken changes color.
Add minced garlic and saute until fragrant.
Season with ground cumin, coriander, paprika, turmeric, salt and black pepper.
Stir to combine.
Add low-sodium chicken broth and crushed tomatoes.
Stir to combine.
Bring to a boil.
Once it boils, add heavy cream.
Stir until cream melts.
Slightly cover the lid and let it simmer until sauce thickens.
Once the sauce is thick, uncover the pan.
Stir for 30 seconds.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Serve with cooked brown rice.
Garnish with some chopped cilantro.
Enjoy!

5. Roasted Chicken & Peppers

Ingredients:

• 1/2 medium red bell pepper (julienned)
• 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper (julienned)
• 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• salt and black pepper to taste
• 2 chicken legs
• 1 tsp olive oil
• 2 oz spinach (chopped)
• 1/2 oz feta cheese (crumbled)

Seasoning Mix:

• 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• 1/4 tsp onion powder
• 1/4 tsp paprika
• salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 310 calories.

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Prepare a sauce bowl.
Mix all ingredients for seasoning mix.
Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, add julienned bell peppers.
Season with garlic powder, salt and black pepper.
Mix well.

Transfer the seasoned bell peppers into a parchment-lined baking tray.
Add the chicken legs into the tray.
Rub the seasoning mix on the chicken legs.
Spray with olive oil.
Place inside the preheated oven.
Bake for 50-60 minutes or until chicken legs are golden brown.
Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for 1-2 minutes.

Prepare a plate.
Add chopped spinach, followed by the roasted bell peppers and chicken legs.
Sprinkle with crumbled feta cheese.
Enjoy!

6. Chicken & Green Beans

Ingredients:

• 5 oz green beans (ends removed)
• 6 oz chicken breast (sliced)
• 1 tsp olive oil
• 1 tsp soy sauce
• black pepper to taste
• 1 tbsp parsley (chopped)
• 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
• 1/4 tsp dried thyme

Instructions:

This recipe serves one with 370 calories.

Set a pot filled with salted water.
Add green beans.
Slightly cover the lid and bring to a boil.
Once it boils, remove it from the heat.
Transfer the green beans to a plate.
Set aside.

Set a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add olive oil and heat it.
Add sliced chicken breast into the pan.
Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes.
Add soy sauce and black pepper to taste.
Continue to stir until the chicken is cooked.
Add boiled green beans and chopped parsley.
Season with Italian seasoning and dried thyme.
Stir to combine.
Remove from the heat and transfer to a plate.
Enjoy!

6 Best Healthy Chicken Recipes That Are So Easy To Make
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OW2sL21VvA