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  • Writer's pictureJenn Clayton

Queso Baked Chicken

Chicken & Queso??!!?? Yes please!!! Baked & full of protein!!

Smothered chicken with queso, tomatoes and green chilies!! Oh and CHEESE!

Full recipe in video below!


4 chicken breasts , skinless and boneless - 1 pound total

2 teaspoons chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 Roma tomatoes- chopped

4 oz mild Green Chiles

1 cup Queso- I used Tostitos

1 cup light shredded Cheese

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.

  2. Place chicken breasts in a deep baking dish sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

  3. Sprinkle chili powder, cumin, and salt over chicken.

  4. Top chicken breasts with half of chopped tomatoes and half of canned green chiles.

  5. Spread Queso sauce evenly over each chicken breast.

  6. Top chicken breasts with the remaining half of chopped tomatoes and canned green chiles.

  7. Top chicken with shredded cheeses.

  8. Bake in the preheated oven at 375 F for 25-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink in the center.

4 Servings:

5sp (blue & purple)

7sp (green)

296 Calories

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