You Can Be a 'Biggest Loser,' Too
Experts and contestants from 'The Biggest Loser' TV show offer weight-loss advice.
Recipes From The Biggest Loser Cookbook continued...
1⁄4 cup slivered red onion
11⁄2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
- Place the tortilla on a small nonstick baking sheet. Bake for 4 to 5
minutes per side, or until crisp. If air bubbles form, poke them with a fork,
then press out the air with a spatula or oven mitt.
- Remove the sheet from the oven. Top the tortilla evenly in layers with the
sauce, cheese, chicken, onion, and cilantro.
- Bake for 2 to 4 minutes, or until the cheese is completely melted. Slice
into 8 wedges. Serve immediately.
Note from Alexander: "It is critical that you do not attempt to make a
pizza 'crust' from a low-carb tortilla. It will smoke and burn, without
becoming crisp. Most barbecue sauce is high in sugar and carbohydrates. I
always look for one with 7 grams or less of carbs per serving. Although you can
use 'low-carb' barbecue sauce, I have not found one that I enjoy, so I opt for
one that contains less carbohydrates rather than one that’s called
Yield: 1 serving
Per serving: 381 calories, 45 g protein, 32 g carbohydrates, 9 g fat (3 g
saturated), 78 mg cholesterol, 3 g fiber, 861 mg sodium
Recipes from The Biggest Loser Cookbook (Rodale Books, 2006).
Republished with permission.