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Keto Fajita Casserole

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Yummly User: "This turned out amazing and my family loved it!" Read More
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45Minutes
520Calories
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Ingredients

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4 SERVINGS
  • 2 lb. chicken breasts (boneless and skinless, 3 to 4 large breasts)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 2 Tbsp. butter (divided, or oil, for frying)
  • 4.5 oz. orange bell pepper (chopped)
  • 4.5 oz. red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 2.5 oz. red onion (chopped)
  • 2 cups cauliflower rice (frozen or fresh)
  • 8 Tbsp. queso (store bought, not melted, I used Gordo's brand)
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • cilantro (optional)
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    520Calories
    Sodium
    Fat
    Protein
    Carbs
    Fiber
    Calories520Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat26g40%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol205mg68%
    Sodium1500mg63%
    Potassium1270mg36%
    Protein61g120%
    Calories from Fat230
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate10g3%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A60%
    Vitamin C190%
    Calcium35%
    Iron6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(23)

    Yummly User 2 months ago
    This turned out amazing and my family loved it!
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    i think I'll make this one again but I'll pre cook the onions & peppers, before it all goes into the oven. they added an undesirable "crunch" to the meal. i used frozen riced cauliflower which ended up adding unnecessary liquid. this could have been resolved by adjusting the cooking time longer, i believe.
    Yummly User 4 months ago
    My husband and I enjoyed this recipe. I used Mexican blend cheese since that is what I had. Warmed up very well for leftovers the following night. Will definitely make again!
    Yummly User 6 months ago
    My family loved this but my suggestion is to SHRED the chicken and add more rice than it calls for
    Yummly User 9 months ago
    Easy and good tasting. I pretty much doubled the spices. Home made salsa, avocado and a little extra cheese, queso or feta are a great add. It is a dish I will definitly make again.
    Yummly User 9 months ago
    This came out awesome. I would recommend not using frozen cauliflower because it does come out super watery. I topped mine with salsa and added a few jalapeños and cheddar cheese but I would definitely make this again.
    Yummly User 9 months ago
    It turned out well! I used frozen cauliflower and it was a bit runny (as she said it might be) but I drained a bit of liquid off (also as she suggested) and it was fine. I really liked having the cilantro garnish. We did end up adding a touch of salt at the table. Our 3 kids (10, 8, and 4) didn’t love it but they ate their required bites without too much protest so I call that a win. ;)
    Yummly User a year ago
    It was delicious! I replaced some of the peppers with tomatos. Great recipe for anyone, not just Keto.
    Yummly User a year ago
    It was good, but I definitely recommend sautéing the onions and peppers I did not and thought that it would cook down while in the oven, but it does not. It was filling and flavorful. Great recipe if not for that, hubby said he would like it verity mushrooms and crumbled bacon or sausage. Will try again
    Yummly User a year ago
    The right amount of seasoning and lots of cheese! Delicious!
    Yummly User a year ago
    Great dish. I used a whole jar of Jalapeño Queso and didn’t use riced cauliflower. Also could have not used the shredded cheese on top. This dish would also be be good with seafood. In my Favs folder.
    Yummly User a year ago
    Delicious!! Definitely a winner and will be making again. I added some sour cream and salsa on top after putting it on my plate.
    Yummly User a year ago
    Good keto dish. Hit with the family.
    Yummly User a year ago
    So good! Crossed off all my picky husband's boxes (meat, cheese, all in one bowl) while still being low-carb and cheesy. The directions are straightforward and it's pretty easy to make overall. We'll definitely be making it again, especially when we need a quick dinner when friends come over!
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Another delicous recipe I will be fixing again.
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    It was great! Even though I didn’t have all of the ingredients the overall concept of the meal was delicious!
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Awesome! Love the queso in it. Will definitely make again
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Look everything else I’ve eaten off of this app has been ehh alright but this dinner made me cry with how amazing it was I didn’t have Monterey Jack cheese so I switched with sharp cheddar/ mozzarella and I only had one kind of bell pepper so that’s what I used but still, somehow it was so amazing. I used regular sausage and med salsa w/queso but it still worked fine. I do like spicy though so if you added spicy sausage it could make it even more amazing if possible. Also I added double the seasons for not salt and pepper to make it spicer but do what you refer
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Looks and tastes great, need a little more cooking time, butter will make again
    Yummly User 2 years ago
    This was excellent. I used leftover rotisserie chicken; I sauted the spices in with the pepper and onions and mixed all ingredients together. Would definitely make again.
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Very good. My 18 year old daughter liked it and I am not a very good cook
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Super easy in the Instant pot! saute the seasoned chicken till partially cooked. Stir in the cauliflower, peppers and onions. Pressure cook on high for 15 minutes, natural release for 10 minites then quick release. Sprinkle with cheese and let melt and serve.
    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Delicious! I can’t wait to eat my leftovers. I’m not a fan of cauliflower but this totally hides the flavor.

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