Chicken and Spinach

Chicken and Spinach

 

 

Chicken and Spinach

 

Ingredients

 

6 oz. boneless raw chicken breast, diced

1 c. raw spinach

3 c. raw onion, sliced

1 c. raw shallot

4 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

2 cloves garlic

1 dash ground black pepper

1 tsp. ground nutmeg

4 sprigs raw parsley

salt to taste

 

Directions

Put spinach, onion and garlic in a non-stick skillet with 2 tsp of oil

and cook until tender. Just before the vegetables are finished, add

pepper and nutmeg. Remove from heat and set aside. In another pan

cook diced chicken in 2 tsp oil until lightly browned. Add spinach

mixture to chicken and heat through. Simmer entire mixture for 3-5

minutes. Place on 2 dinner plates and garnish with fresh parsley.

 

Nutritional Information

 

Calories (Per Serving): 311

Protein (g): 24.5

Carbohydrates (g): 30.5

Fat (g): 11

Carb – Protein – Fat % Ratio: 38% – 31% – 31%

Chicken and Spinach

 

Spinach is rightfully known as a ‘Superfood’ – calorie for calorie, its one of the most nutrient dense foods there is. It provides substantial amounts of Vit K, pro vitamin and pro-vitamin A (betacarotene), manganese, folate, vitamin c, iron, potassium. Spinach is also a good source of lutein, along with a carotenoid called neoxanthin, which has anticancer activity.

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