Tomato Basil Artichoke Topped Chicken

Steph Wagner

July 28, 2016

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Tomato Basil Artichoke Topped Chicken

 

Tomato Basil Artichoke Chicken - WLS Recipes

 

Ready for a new bariatric friendly recipe with top notch flavor?! I was LOVING this dinner the other night. Such an awesome marriage of flavors – the Italian seasoning on the chicken was surprisingly tasty and then topped with the fresh flavors of tomato and basil. By the way, have you noticed what little taste artichoke has on it’s own!? But add it to the right combination (not…not just spinach and cream dip!) and it’s a whole new food!

Post-ops: SMALL bites on this one. Chicken breast is dense and filling which is awesome for portion control and weight-loss! But keep yourself comfortable by cutting your bites up before you start eating. Mix a little flavor with each bite using the topping but still maintaining your best bite size.

Pre-ops: Focus on slow eating both for practice after surgery AND for better portion control before surgery. Eating too fast = eating too much. Slow your roll and practice your post-op habits!!!

Tomato Basil Artichoke Chicken - WLS Recipes

Tomato Basil Artichoke Topped Chicken

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 151kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
Delicious blend of fresh tomato, basil and garlic mixed with artichoke hearts and parmesan cheese over Italian seasoning chicken breast.
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Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts diced
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tomato diced
  • 1 clove garlic pressed or minced
  • 2 tbsp Grated Parmesan

Instructions

  • Heat oven to 375F. Season chicken with Italian seasoning on all sides. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine artichoke hearts, chopped basil, chopped tomato, minced garlic and parmesan cheese.
    Tomato Basil Artichoke Chicken - WLS Recipe
  • Remove chicken from oven and top with artichoke topping. Bake 15 minutes more. (Chicken should read an internal temperature of 165F)

Nutrition

Serving: 3oz | Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 660mg | Potassium: 533mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 407IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition Facts
Tomato Basil Artichoke Topped Chicken
Amount Per Serving (3 oz)
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 660mg29%
Potassium 533mg15%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 407IU8%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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