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50 minutes
4
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dairy-free
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Has dairy from:
cheddar cheese
unsalted butter
gluten-free
(?)
Has gluten from:
low-sodium chicken broth
all-purpose flour
kid friendly
has meat
(?)
Has meat from:
chicken breast
low-sodium chicken broth
has pasta
has seafood
mediterranean
vegan
(?)
Not vegan due to:
chicken breast
cheddar cheese
low-sodium chicken broth
unsalted butter
vegetarian
(?)
Not vegetarian due to:
chicken breast
low-sodium chicken broth
pescatarian
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Not pescatarian due to:
low-sodium chicken broth
paleo
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Not paleo due to:
cheddar cheese
all-purpose flour
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Nutrition to Balance
This recipe has Protein as 86.0% (as a percentage of RDA).
 
You'll likely 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: 10.7% of RDA
• Calories: 44.3% of RDA
• Carbs: 7.3% of RDA
• Fat (total lipid): 66.3% of RDA
• Fiber: 5.8% of RDA
• Fructose: 0.4% of RDA
• Protein: 86.0% of RDA
• Sodium: 42.2% of RDA
• Sugar: 5.6% of RDA
• Vitamin A (IU): 55.9% of RDA
• Vitamin B6: 153% of RDA
• Vitamin C: 9.1% of RDA
• Iron: 3.0% of RDA
• Magnesium: 40.3% of RDA
• Manganese: 6.1% of RDA
• Niacin: 203% of RDA
• Potassium: 42.5% of RDA
• Zinc: 28.9% of RDA
If any nutritional component is greater than 75% of RDA (or any vitamin/mineral is greater than 600% of RDA), the recipe gets a “Nutrition to Balance” rating.
Whether this matters for your diet depends mostly on what other foods you consume today.
 
MACROS
Carbohydrate
20.1
g
Calories
886
 
Fiber
1.62
g
Iron
0.559
mg
Protein
96.8
g
Sodium
569
mg
Sugars
1.75
g
Fat (total lipid)
40.5
g
 
INGREDIENTS
Amount
Measure
Adjust
Ingredient
 
3
lbs
+
-
 
boneless, skinless, diced.
 
3
whole
+
-
 
peeled and diced.
 
1 1/2
cups
+
-
 
grated and divided.
 
2
whole
+
-
 
sliced (reserve 1 to 2 tablespoons for garnish).
 
2
tbsp
+
-
 
 
1/4
cups
+
-
 
 
3
tbsp
+
-
 
 
3
tbsp
+
-
 
 
1 3/4
cups
+
-
 
 
2
tbsp
+
-
 
 
 
 
 
to taste.
 
 
 
 
to taste.
 
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PREPARATION
1.
Preheat oven to 400°F, and spray a 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
PREPARING THE FILLING
2.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high.
3.
Sauté chicken for 3 minutes. Add diced potatoes, and stir in chicken stock.
4.
Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add leeks (remember to reserve garnish). Stir 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to casserole dish.
PREPARING THE SAUCE
5.
Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
6.
Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
7.
Whisk in milk, slowly bringing mixture to boil until thickened.
8.
Remove sauce from heat, season with salt and pepper, and stir in ¾ cup cheese until melted.
9.
Pour over chicken and potatoes.
TO BAKE
10.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese, cover with foil, and bake for 20 minutes.
11.
Uncover, and finish cooking for 5 minutes. Chicken should be cooked through, potatoes tender, and cheese slightly browned on top.
12.
Garnish with reserved leeks.
 
THIS RECIPE CAN BE CUSTOMIZED
1.
Make it Gluten Free!
 
A partially gluten-free variant of this recipe can be made to reduce the amount of gluten. Just substitute gluten-free all-purpose flour for all-purpose flour.
2.
Make it Wheat Free!
 
A partially wheat-free variant of this recipe can be made to reduce the amount of wheat. Just substitute gluten-free all-purpose flour for all-purpose flour.
 
COMPLETE NUTRITION
This recipe has the following nutrient totals:
Calories 886
Protein 96.8 g
Carbohydrates 20.1 g
Iron 0.56 mg
Fiber 1.62 g
Calcium 107 mg
(plus many more nutrients)
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