Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 4
Chicken and Zucchini Noodle Caprese
Health Highlights
Sauteed bite-sized chicken breast and grape tomatoes cooked with spiralized zucchini, fresh mozzarella and basil an easy 30-minute meal!

Ingredients


341 gm Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cut 1/2-inch cubes)
1 tsp Oregano, dried
2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
6 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
681 gm Grape tomatoes (cut in half)
2 tsp Red pepper flakes (crushed, add to taste)
1 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste - sea salt)
2 tbsp Basil, fresh (chopped fresh)
4 large Zucchini (spiralized with Blade D)
114 gm Mozzarella cheese (fresh mini; cut in half)

Instructions


1. Start by spriralizing the zucchini using blade D if you have the Inspiralizer, or the thickest noodle blade your spiralizer has.

2. Season the chicken with salt, pepper and oregano. In a large non-stick pan set over med-high heat, heat 1/2 tablespoon of the oil.

3. Add the chicken and cook, stirring until browned and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Set aside. Reduce heat to medium, add the remaining oil and garlic and cook until golden, 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes, and crushed red pepper flakes, and season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Reduce the heat to low.

4. Simmer, covered, until the tomatoes soften, 15 minutes. Increase heat to high, stir in the zucchini and basil, season with 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook 2 minutes.

5. Add the chicken back to the skillet along with the mozzarella and serve right away.

Notes:

To make this recipe dairy free - omit the mozzarella cheese

Zucchini

is a great source of fiber which helps to promote healthy digestion!

Chicken

is a great source of lean protein which aids in muscle growth and repair!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 367
Calories from fat 160
Calories from saturated fat 56
Total Fat 17.7 g
Saturated Fat 6.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.8 g
Cholesterol 87 mg
Sodium 497 mg
Potassium 2249 mg
Total Carbohydrate 19.0 g
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
Sugars 13.0 g
Protein 36 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 0.9
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 7.2

Energy sources


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