Balsamic Chicken with Leeks and Peppers Recipe

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Submitted by mpkatz

Makes 4 servings



This Italian main meal hails from our UK site. Roasting the vegetables helps to bring out their natural sweetness. 5 Points

Recipe Ingredients for Balsamic Chicken with Leeks and Peppers

1 medium onion(s), cut into wedges
2 medium leek(s), trimmed and sliced
1 medium sweet red pepper(s), sliced in half, stem and seeds removed
1 pepper, sliced in half, stem and seeds removed
2 tsp olive oil
1/8 tsp salt, or to taste
1/8 tsp black pepper, or to taste
1 1/4 pound uncooked boneless, skinless chicken breast, four 6 oz pieces
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Recipe Directions for Balsamic Chicken with Leeks and Peppers

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  2. Put onion, leeks and peppers into a roasting dish. Add oil and toss to coat. Add rosemary; season to taste with salt and pepper.

  3. Place chicken on top of vegetables. Sprinkle with vinegar, season to taste and transfer to oven.

  4. Roast until chicken is browned and cooked through, and vegetables are tender, about 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and slice peppers. Serve.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 249.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
301
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
188mg
8%
Potassium
550mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
11.1g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.8g
7%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
45.1g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 106%
Calcium 6% Iron 14%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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