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Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Tacos are a go-to classic and these Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps takes all the best parts of a taco and turns it into a healthy dinner. It’s easy to whip up in 20 minutes or less, and makes a light yet filling meal. It can also easily be turned into a great party nosh or appetizer!

Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Whether you are eating low-carb or just trying to add a little more green to your diet, these Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps are a delicious way to freshen up mealtime. The crisp lettuce is the perfect compliment to the savory, seasoned meat. Load on your favorite taco toppings and we promise you won’t miss the carby taco shell. This is one healthy dinner that will please the whole family!

Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

Oh-so Delicious Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps

The beauty of these Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps is how quickly they come together. In just 20 minutes you have a delicious dinner ready to serve. To get started you’ll need your Good Cook Classic Saute Pan. We used ground chicken but ground turkey or beef work just as well here. While the meat cooks, prep your favorite taco toppings and clean the lettuce leaves. Our favorite tool for the job is a Good Cook 5-inch Santoku Knife. Our favorite way to serve is taco bar style! That way everyone can built and customize there Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps to their liking. Greek yogurt (or sour cream, tomatoes, avocado and fresh cilantro are some of our favorites! Ready to get cooking?

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Chicken Taco Lettuce Wraps


  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon taco seasoning
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed (optional)
  • 8 large romaine leaves
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup scallions, diced

Instructions

In a small bowl, whisk together Greek yogurt, taco seasoning, and lime juice. Set aside. In a large skillet, brown chicken with onion powder, chili powder, cumin, garlic salt, and fennel seed. Crumble into grounds as the chicken browns. To serve, spread a spoonful of the yogurt mixture into the bottom of each romaine leaf. Top with chicken. Serve topped with avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, and scallions. .

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Make & Freeze Meal Prep: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

Make Ahead Batch Chicken Pot Pie Filling

When it comes to cooking for comfort food months, there’s nothing nicer than a batch of ready-to-go Chicken Pot Pie filling. Versatile and delicious, this classic recipe makes a great base for all sorts of delicious dinners. The best part? Since a big batch of the filling is prepped in one sitting, you’ll have dinner for tonight…and tomorrow…and next week, too!

One batch of this filling makes enough for three family-sized meals. Make it ahead of time, freeze it for later. Bake it into pot pies, serve it over fresh-baked biscuits, or serve it over rice or mashed potatoes for a quick, delicious comfort-food meal that’s ready to go as soon as you are. A must-have in the fridge or freezer for autumn and winter months, when days are short, dark comes quickly, and dinnertime deserves something warm and comforting.

Meal Prep Batch: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

To Prepare

You’ll need about 20 minutes to prep the entire batch of filling. That’s it! Follow the recipe below, and you’ll have approximately 16 servings of filling ready to go. Use a little for dinner tonight, then store the rest for another ready-to-go meal.

Make Ahead Batch: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

To Store

Spoon cooled mixture into freezer bags or freezer-safe reusable containers like the GoodCook Food Storage and Square Meals Set. For simplest future meal prep, store 2 cups of the filling mixture (about 4 servings) in each container. If freezer space is a concern, spoon fillign into quart-sized freezer bags, then place it flat in your freezer to create space-saving bags of ready-made filling.

To Thaw

Place a package frozen filling from freezer 24 hours before using, or defrost on low until mixture softens,  about 10 minutes.

Meal Prep Batch: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

To Serve

This one prep recipe makes 5 delicious dinners!

  1. Chicken Pot Pies– Cook mixture between premade pie crust at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes
  2. Savory Chicken Shortcakes- Spoon hot filling between slices of flake Biscuits
  3. Chicken Haystacks- Serve mixture over rice. Top with chopped pineapple, toasted coconut, chow mein noodles, almonds, and scallions.
  4. Mashed Potatoes & Gravy- Serve hot filling over mashed potatoes.
  5. Cheese Chicken Shepherds Pie- Spoon filling into a 9×13” pan. Top with mashed potatoes and cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Slice and enjoy!

Make Ahead Batch: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

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Make & Freeze Meal Prep: Chicken Pot Pie Filling

Who says homemade pot pie has to take all day to make? Turn the classic comfort food into five quick and simple meals with this Chicken Pot Pie Filling batch recipe. Make ahead, freeze and you’ll have it ready to go when hunger strikes.

  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: Varies
  • Total Time: -25975764.4 minute
  • Yield: 18

Ingredients

  • 1 cup onion, finely diced
  • 1 cup celery, finely diced
  • 1 cup carrot, finely diced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cups cooked chicken breast, shredded or diced
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  •   Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

In a large skillet, cook onion, carrot, celery and butter over medium-high heat until veggies are softened, about 5-7 minutes. Add chicken breast. In a large bowl, whisk together chicken broth and cornstarch. Pour into skillet and stir until mixture begins to boil and thicken, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in salt and pepper to taste. Serve mixture immediately, or bring to room temperature and freeze for later use.

Notes

To Store:
Spoon cooled mixture into freezer bags or freezer-safe reusable containers. For best results, store 2 cups of the filling mixture (about 4 servings) in a quart-sized freezer bag, then place it flat in your freezer to create space-saving bags of ready-made filling!

To Thaw:
Place a package frozen filling from freezer 24 hours before using, or defrost on low until mixture softens,  about 10 minutes.

To Serve:
This one prep recipe makes 5 delicious dinners!

  1. Chicken Pot Pies- Cook mixture between premade pie crust at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes
  2. Savory Chicken Shortcakes- Spoon hot filling between slices of flake Biscuits
  3. Chicken Haystacks- Serve mixture over rice. Top with chopped pineapple, toasted coconut, chow mein noodles, almonds, and scallions.
  4. Mashed Potatoes & Gravy- Serve hot filling over mashed potatoes.
  5. Cheese Chicken Shepherds Pie- Spoon filling into a 9×13” pan. Top with mashed potatoes and cheese. Bake at 350 degrees until cheese is melted and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Slice and enjoy!
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Quick Chicken Parmesan

Easy Dinner Idea: Quick Chicken Parmesan. Make it in minutes, the family will feel like you're eating at your favorite restaurant!

It’s no wonder Chicken Parmesan is a dinnertime favorite. Crispy chicken smothered in tangy tomato sauce and melted cheese…what’s not to love! The easy weeknight version delivers all the flavor of the Italian classic in half the time thanks to a few timesaving shortcuts.

Traditional Chicken Parmesan gets it’s crispy golden crust with pan frying the chicken. We skipped the frying pan and baked the breaded chicken breasts which keeps cleanup easy and the recipe more calorie conscious. Quick Chicken Parmesan for the win-win!

A quick upgrade to canned tomato sauce makes a delicious substitute to the slow-simmered marinara. 

Easy Dinner Idea: Quick Chicken Parmesan. Make it in minutes, the family will feel like you're eating at your favorite restaurant!

Fun Flavor Twists

Enjoy this recipe as written below. Or try these easy upgrades:

  • Skinny Dinner. Use zoodles in place of pasta.
  • Make It Casual. Instead of pasta, serve chicken between sliced rolls for Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches.
  • Give it a Twist. Instead of chicken, use pork chops for a delicious Pork Chop Parmesan.

Easy Dinner Idea: Quick Chicken Parmesan. Make it in minutes, the family will feel like you're eating at your favorite restaurant!

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Chicken Parmesan

Bring a classic to your dinner table tonight! A can of tomato sauce is quickly transformed into the best Chicken Parmesan you’ve ever tasted. This simple recipe is one that everyone will love!

  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 ½ cups parmesan
  • 1 ½ tablespoons Italian Seasoning
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, melted
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ¼ cup basil
  • 2 cups fettuccine, cooked

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Rinse chicken breasts under cool water and pat dry. In a large bowl, stir together parmesan and ½ tablespoon of Italian seasoning. In a second large bowl, whisk together egg and butter. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat in parmesan mixture. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake chicken in preheated oven for 18-20 minutes. As the chicken cooks, stir together the tomato sauce, 1 tablespoon of Italian Seasoning, chili powder, and garlic salt. Drizzle this sauce over the top of each chicken breast. Sprinkle with shredded mozzarella, then bake chicken for an additional 10 minutes, or just until the cheese is melted. Garnish with basil and serve over fettuccine. Enjoy!

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