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Spring Chicken Saute

 Spring Chicken Saute
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 12
  • Servings 4

This light and luscious entrée is packed with fresh ingredients—it’s a perfect dish to make after a trip to the farmer’s market. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
cups fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch-long pieces
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon chopped fresh oregano or thyme
2
cups sliced yellow summer squash and/or zucchini
1
can (15 oz) Progresso™ cannellini beans (white kidney beans), drained and rinsed
1/4
cup Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth
6
cloves garlic, minced
1
cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil or flat-leaf parsley
1/4
teaspoon kosher salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

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  • 1
    In a covered medium saucepan, cook green beans in a small amount of boiling salted water for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; submerge beans in enough ice water to cover and let stand until cool. Drain again; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in a very large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. In a large bowl, toss chicken with oregano. Add chicken to hot oil in skillet; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until no longer pink, stirring frequently. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • 3
    Add squash to skillet; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Stir in chicken, green beans, cannellini beans, chicken broth, and garlic. Bring to boiling. Add tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper. Cook about 1 minute or until heated through.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 (1 1/2 cups each)
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
0%
Sodium
410mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
0%
Dietary Fiber
8g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
45%
45%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This light and luscious entrée is packed with fresh ingredients—it’s a perfect dish to make after a trip to the farmer’s market.

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