Heart Healthy Grilled Chicken with Swiss Chard Recipe

                   
Grilled chicken is paired with hearty Swiss chard and a mellow tomato sauce in this healthy chicken recipe. This delicious low-carb, high-protein dinner makes an easy meal that'll shake up your weeknight routine.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 Tbsp olive oil plus 2 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
4 medium tomatoes, diced
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cups shredded Swiss chard
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each), grilled and sliced
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Directions
Step 1

In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Increase the heat to high, add the balsamic vinegar and cook for 3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients except the Swiss chard and the chicken, and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until the tomatoes have softened. Remove from heat and transfer to a blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.

Step 2

In a medium skillet, heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Add the Swiss chard and cook until wilted, about 4 minutes.

Step 3

Arrange 4 plates with 1/2 cup sauce topped with 1/4 cup Swiss chard. Arrange a sliced chicken breast on top of each plate. Serve immediately.

Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 190
Make this for: Gluten Free
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
This recipe has been reviewed by a dietitian. Click here to learn more.
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 4 oz chicken, 1/2 cup sauce, 1/4 cup Swiss chard
Per serving:
calories:190
total fat:6g
sat fat:1g
cholesterol:65mg
sodium:373mg
total carb:8g
fibers:1g
proteins:26g

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Heart Healthy Grilled Chicken with Swiss Chard Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 Tbsp olive oil plus 2 tsp olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
4 medium tomatoes, diced
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1 cup water
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp black pepper
2 cups shredded Swiss chard
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz each), grilled and sliced
Directions
Step 1

In a saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and sauté until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Increase the heat to high, add the balsamic vinegar and cook for 3 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients except the Swiss chard and the chicken, and cook for 20 to 25 minutes or until the tomatoes have softened. Remove from heat and transfer to a blender. Blend until smooth. Set aside.

Step 2

In a medium skillet, heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Add the Swiss chard and cook until wilted, about 4 minutes.

Step 3

Arrange 4 plates with 1/2 cup sauce topped with 1/4 cup Swiss chard. Arrange a sliced chicken breast on top of each plate. Serve immediately.

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