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Sarah's Mexican Chicken

This recipe is intended for patients who have successfully completed the Pureed phase and are in the Soft Foods phase.


  • 1 can chunk white meat chicken drained (larger size can preferred)
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups salsa (depending on taste)
  • Low-fat shredded cheddar or colby cheese
  • Non-fat Greek yogurt



  • Blend chicken, salsa, and black beans in a large bowl
  • Scoop single serving into a microwave safe bowl
  • Sprinkle 1/2 to 1 ounce low fat shredded cheddar or colby jack cheese on top and stir
  • Microwave 1 to 1.5 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Top with a dollop of plain Greek yogurt or fat free sour cream & more salsa if you wish

Serving Size is 1/3 cup for Soft Foods Diet (Week 4 and beyond).