Bleu Cheese & Pecan Chicken Recipe

Looking for an easy Bleu Cheese & Pecan Chicken recipe? Learn how to make Bleu Cheese & Pecan Chicken using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by brightestblue

Makes 2 servings



from www.savingdinner.com Heart Healthy Menu

Recipe Ingredients for Bleu Cheese & Pecan Chicken

8 oz. chicken breast, boneless & skinless
1 pepper, to taste
1/2 cup green onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, pressed
1/4 cup pecans, chopped
1/2 tsp butter, unsalted
1/4 cup blue cheese, crumbled
1 cup baby spinach leaves

Recipe Directions for Bleu Cheese & Pecan Chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Lightly grease a baking dish.

  2. Season chicken with pepper to tast; place on greased baking dish and spray with water/oil mixture, bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until chicken is almost cooked through.

  3. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, saute onions, garlic and pecans in the butter for 3 to 4 minutes; remove from heat and add Bleu cheese; stir until cheese is well blended with onion and pecan mixture.

  4. Spoon bleu cheese and pecan mixture over chicken; return to oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through. Serve over spinach leaves.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 186.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
362
Calories from Fat
176
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.6g
30%
Saturated Fat
5.6g
28%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
111mg
37%
Sodium
342mg
14%
Potassium
548mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
5.1g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
41.0g
Vitamin A 37% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 15% Iron 13%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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