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

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Chard Wrapped Chicken

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (Chard Wrapped Chicken)

344 calories; 16 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 99 mg cholesterol; 390 mg sodium. 624 mg potassium; 10 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 38 g protein; 9475 IU vitamin a; 7 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 14 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 24 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 121 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Roasted Carrots and Onions

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  • 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.

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