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Spinach and Broccoli Stuffed Chicken

2 Mar

Impress guests by whipping up this fancy-looking dish – just don’t tell them you did most of the prep work the day before!

spinach and feta stuffed chicken

Ingredients / Directions (serves 6)

Make Ahead
1. Start with 6 chicken breasts, pounded to about 1 cm thick. Store these in the fridge, layered between sheets of wax paper.

2. Finely chop and mix together:

  • 1/3 red onion
  • ½ head of garlic
  • 2-3 Serrano chili peppers

3. Add:

  • 1 box frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and excess liquid removed
  • handful of frozen broccoli florets, defrosted and diced
  • dash of salt, pepper
  • dash of basil

Store this veggie mixture in the fridge until needed.

Day Of
4. Preheat oven to 400°F

5. Add to veggie mixture, and combine well:

  • ½ to 1 cup feta or goat cheese
  • 1 – 2 cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt

6. Divide veggie and cheese mixture onto each chicken breast. Fold chicken over mixture.

7. Place chicken breasts on a lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with basil and crumbled cheese.

8. Bake approximately 30 minutes.

Easy Vegetable Frittata

2 Dec

This is so easy: cook as many veggies as you like, or however much fits in your pan. Goat cheese adds a flavourful kick and makes this quick dish taste fancy.

Spinach broccoli frittata

Ingredients

  • 9 eggs (low-cholesterol version: 4 whole eggs + 9 egg whites)
  • Your choice of veggies, for example:
    • 8 oz spinach leaves + 1 handful frozen broccoli florets, defrosted, or
    • 8 oz spinach leaves + 1/2 onion, diced + 1/2 red pepper, cut into slivers
  • 1 plum tomato, sliced
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 oz goat cheese
  • ¼ tsp. dill
  • ¼ tsp. thyme
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, beat eggs and milk together. Sprinkle with dill, thyme, and pepper.
  3. In an oven-proof skillet, sauté vegetables in olive oil.
  4. Pour egg mixture over veggies. Lift veggies slightly to allow egg to flow underneath.
  5. When egg mixture is about half set, top with tomato slices and sprinkle with goat cheese.
  6. Bake in oven for 14-15 minutes, until puffy.
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