Chicken and Gnocchi with Squash

Try this easy main dish recipe that is ready in under 30 minutes that combines acorn squash, chicken breast, and gnocchi.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Cook: 14 mins to 19 mins
  • Stand: 5 mins
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Chicken and Gnocchi with Squash
Ingredients
1
1 pound package shelf-stable potato gnocchi
1
small acorn squash, halved and seeded
14
ounces chicken breast tenderloins
3/4
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon chopped fresh sage
2
tablespoons milk
 
Tiny whole sage leaves
 
Grated nutmeg (optional)
Directions
  1. Prepare gnocchi according to package directions. Drain. Cover and keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, place squash, cut sides down; in a microwave-safe baking dish with 2 tablespoons water. Microcook, covered, on high (100 percent power) 7 to 10 minutes; rearrange once. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In large skillet cook chicken in 1 tablespoon hot oil over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, until no longer pink. Remove; cover, keep warm.
  4. Scrape flesh from squash; mash. Transfer to hot skillet; stir in broth and chopped sage. Bring to boiling; simmer 1 minute. Stir in milk. Spoon into bowls. Top with chicken and gnocchi; sprinkle sage and nutmeg. Serves 4.
Nutrition Facts (Chicken and Gnocchi with Squash)
    Per serving:
  • 366 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 3 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 59 mg chol.,
  • 796 mg sodium,
  • 50 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 1 g sugar,
  • 29 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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