California Chicken and Vegetables

4.3
(100) 75 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
30
min.
Servings

4 servings

Mixed veggies, pesto and mozzarella make this 30-minute chicken skillet dish colorful, flavorful and delicious.

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  • Cook chicken in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 4 min. on each side or until lightly browned on both sides.
  • Add vegetables, pesto and water. Bring to boil. Cook on medium heat 6 to 8 min. or until chicken is done (165°F), stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle with cheese; cover. Remove from heat; let stand 5 min.

Substitute

For a heartier dish, use a frozen vegetable mix containing beans or potatoes.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 1 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Since this tasty low-sodium main dish provides more than 1/2 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day, you can feel good about serving it to your family. As a plus, the cheese is a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 250
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 75mg
Sodium 360mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 3g
Protein 30g
   
Vitamin A 50 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Zorba |

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  • njss2000 |

    This was okay as written but we thought the chicken was bland. If I made it again, I would definitely add some seasonings to the chicken.

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