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Oven-Baked Bacon-Chicken-Chipotle Ranch Mini Taco Boats

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Enjoy the flavors of bacon, chicken, ranch and chipotle all in one bite in these easy mini taco boats. MORE + LESS -

Stephanie Wise Stephanie Wise
September 20, 2016

Ingredients

Tacos

4
slices thick-sliced bacon
3
large boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
2
tablespoons ranch seasoning & salad dressing mix
1
to 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder
1
package Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ mini soft tortilla taco boats (12 boats)
3/4
cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese (3 oz)
Chopped tomatoes, red onion, cilantro, as desired

Chipotle Ranch Dressing

1/4
cup ranch dressing
1/2
to 1 teaspoon chipotle chili powder

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat about 10 minutes or until crisp. Transfer to paper towel-lined plate to cool; crumble into small pieces.
  • 3
    Drain most of drippings from skillet (don’t wipe out skillet); return skillet to stovetop over medium heat. In large bowl, toss chicken with ranch seasoning and 1 to 2 teaspoons chipotle chili powder. Transfer chicken to skillet; chicken 10 to 12 minutes or until no longer pink in center.
  • 4
    Place boats on cookie sheet. Divide chicken mixture evenly among boats. Top with shredded cheese.
  • 5
    Bake about 10 minutes or until cheese is melted and boats are lightly toasted. Top with crumbled bacon, chopped tomatoes, red onion and cilantro.
  • 6
    In small bowl, mix Chipotle Ranch Dressing ingredients. Drizzle over tacos just before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Swap Cheddar cheese for Monterey Jack cheese, and top finished tacos with crumbled queso fresco.
  • Add a handful of canned (drained) black beans to the cooked chicken mixture just before dividing it among the taco boats for added flavor and filling.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
115mg
39%
Sodium
1330mg
55%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
3g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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