Chard Wrapped Chicken

Put dinner on the table even faster--cook the carrots in the microwave while the chicken roasts.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
6

Ingredients

  • Roasted Carrots and Onions (see recipe below)

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh dill, oregano, or sage

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 6 medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 6 Swiss chard leaves, stems trimmed

Roasted Carrots and Onions

  • 1 1 pound package peeled fresh baby carrots

  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt or salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Prepare Roasted Carrots and Onions and place in oven. Meanwhile in a small bowl combine olive oil, 1 tablespoon of the snipped herbs, the garlic, and pepper. In another small bowl combine feta cheese and 1 tablespoon of the olive oil mixture. Mash mixture together with the back of a spoon to form a paste.

  2. Top each chicken breast with some of the feta mixture, pressing firmly. Wrap center portion of each chicken breast with a Swiss chard leaf, leaving ends exposed. Place wrapped chicken breasts in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish.

  3. After carrots have been in the oven for 10 minutes, add chicken to oven. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degree F). If desired, sprinkle chicken with remaining 1 tablespoon snipped fresh herb. Makes 6 servings.

Roasted Carrots and Onions

  1. In a 2-quart rectangular baking dish combine baby carrots, onion, olive oil, kosher salt or salt, and ground black pepper. Toss to coat. Bake as directed above.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

344 Calories
16g Fat
10g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 344
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 390mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 7.1mg 35%
Calcium 121.2mg 9%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 624mg 13%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.