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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 258.9
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.8 mg
  • Sodium: 1,134.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 29.2 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Chicken & Butternut Squash Dinner calories by ingredient
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Chicken & Butternut Squash Dinner

Submitted by: ICEDREGULAR

Introduction

From Whole Foods: The underlying sweetness in butternut squash is enhanced by cooking along with naturally light apple juice, slightly tangy paprika and savory roasted garlic. Makes a beautiful presentation when served on a large platter surrounded by brown rice or noodles. Can be made Gluten Free and Dairy Free From Whole Foods: The underlying sweetness in butternut squash is enhanced by cooking along with naturally light apple juice, slightly tangy paprika and savory roasted garlic. Makes a beautiful presentation when served on a large platter surrounded by brown rice or noodles. Can be made Gluten Free and Dairy Free
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Serves 4
    1/4 cup tomato paste
    2 teaspoons paprika
    1 teaspoon thyme, crumbled and divided
    3/4 teaspoon sea salt, divided
    1 pound each skinless chicken drumsticks and skinless thighs OR chicken breast meat
    olive oil cooking spray
    4 cups peeled, diced butternut winter squash (about 2 medium)
    1 cup organic apple juice
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    1/8 teaspoon pepper, or to taste

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F.

In a small bowl, stir together tomato paste, paprika, 1/2 teaspoon of thyme, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. Spray a baking tray with nonstick cooking spray. Rub chicken with tomato paste mixture and set aside.

In a 9x13-inch baking pan, stir together squash, apple juice, garlic, pepper, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon thyme and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Place chicken pieces on top of squash.

Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Then remove cover and continue baking for an additional 20 minutes.

Transfer to a serving platter arranging cooked chicken pieces on top of squash. If desired, line the serving platter with cooked brown rice before adding squash.



Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ICEDREGULAR.






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