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50 minutes
4 servings
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dairy-free
(?)
Has dairy from:
butter
heavy cream
parmesan cheese
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
chicken broth
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken breast
chicken broth
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
chicken breast
butter
chicken broth
heavy cream
parmesan cheese
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
chicken breast
chicken broth
pescetarian
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Not pescetarian due to:
chicken broth
paleo
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Not paleo due to:
parmesan cheese
This recipe has no customizations.
 
Nutrition to Note
This recipe has Protein as 57.2% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You may need to take this into account today to balance out your diet.
 
Nutrition Rating Details
Here are the percentages used to determine the nutritional rating for this recipe:
• Calcium: 0.0% of RDA
• Calories: 23.9% of RDA
• Carbs: 1.8% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 39.7% of RDA
• Fiber: 4.0% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.2% of RDA
• Protein: 57.2% of RDA
• Sodium: 31.6% of RDA
• Sugar: 3.1% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 88.4% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 73.5% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 14.0% of RDA
• Iron: 0.0% of RDA
• Magnesium: 21.8% of RDA
• Manganese: 4.8% of RDA
• Niacin: 109% of RDA
• Potassium: 20.5% of RDA
• Zinc: 10.5% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 50% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 400% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Note” rating.
 
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MACROS
Carbohydrate
3.76
g
Calories
359
 
Fiber
0.837
g
Iron
0
mg
Protein
48.3
g
Sodium
427
mg
Sugars
0.770
g
Fat (total lipid)
18.2
g
 
INGREDIENTS
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4
whole
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-
 
 
1/2
tsp
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-
 
 
3
tbsp
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divided.
 
4
cloves
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-
 
 
1
cup
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-
 
1/2
cups
+
-
 
 
1/4
cups
+
-
 
freshly grated.
 
1
whole
+
-
 
juiced.
 
1
splash
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-
 
optional.
 
1/2
tsp
+
-
 
 
2
cups
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-
 
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
2.
Season the chicken with salt, pepper and paprika. Set aside.
3.
Melt 2 Tablespoons of butter in a large oven-proof skillet (a Le Creuset Dutch Oven works well or a RockCrok or cast iron skillet) over medium high heat.
4.
Add the chicken and sear both sides until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes per side. Remove and set chicken aside on separate plate.
5.
While the chicken is resting, return back to the same skillet and melt remaining tablespoon of butter in the skillet. Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently about 1 minute.
6.
Stir in chicken broth, heavy cream, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and thyme.
7.
Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Add in the spinach and simmer until the spinach has wilted and the sauce has slightly thickened.
8.
Continue to cook the sauce about 5-7 minutes so the sauce becomes thicker. You don't want the sauce to become too runny.
9.
Once your sauce is to the desired thickness, return the chicken to the skillet.
10.
Place in the oven and cook for about 25-30 minutes.
11.
Remove the dish and let sit for about 5 minutes before serving.
 
THIS RECIPE CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
1.
Make it Low Sodium!
 
A low-sodium variant of this recipe can be made that has a 33% reduction in the amount of sodium. Just substitute low-sodium chicken broth for chicken broth.
2.
Make it Dairy Free!
 
A partially dairy-free variant of this recipe can be made to reduce the amount of dairy. Just substitute Earth Balance Natural Buttery Stick for butter.
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 359
Protein 48.3 g
Carbohydrates 3.76 g
Iron 0 mg
Fiber 0.84 g
Calcium 0 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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