Chicken Baked with Pumpkin (only 182 calories)
This casserole with savory bites of lean chicken breast, pumpkin, and fresh herbs has a whopping 25 grams of protein per serving and only 182 calories.
Total Time: 34 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 19 min. Yield: 4 servings, about 1¼ cups each
21 Day Fix portions:
Ingredients: 1 tsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 lb. raw chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper (to taste; optional) 4 cups cubed raw pumpkin (½-inch cubes) ¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh thyme 1 cup low-sodium organic chicken broth
Preparation: 1. Preheat oven to 375° F. 2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. 3. Add onion and chicken; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent. 4. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until well blended. 5. Season with salt and pepper if desired. Transfer to an ovenproof pan or casserole dish. 6. Add pumpkin, thyme, and chicken broth; cover. 7. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender and chicken is no longer pink in the middle. 8. Enjoy as is, or serve over cooked brown rice.