Chicken Thighs and Quinoa

Chicken Thighs and Quinoa
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 400.4
  • Total Fat: 13.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 117.3 mg
  • Sodium: 355.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 36.0 g

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Tasty high protein dinner for three! Tasty high protein dinner for three!
Number of Servings: 3


    1 T. coconut oil
    6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
    1/4 c. chopped sweet onion
    1/4 c. chopped red bell pepper
    12 grape tomatoes, sliced in half
    1/2 c. great northern beans (or bean of your choice)
    1 c. rinsed and cooked quinoa
    1 medium baby zucchini, sliced into bite-sized chunks
    1 c. diced tomatoes, drained (use juice as part of your liquid to cook quinoa)
    1 t. basil
    2 T. Parmesan Cheese


I added 1 T. chicken "Better than Boullion" to my quinoa. Other veggies would be good in this as well.


Preheat oven to 350.

Heat coconut oil in frying pan over medium heat; add chicken thighs, grape tomatoes, onions, and peppers. Cook until thighs are browned and vegetables are soft.

Layer quinoa and beans in 8 X 8 baking dish. Top with chicken mixture and zucchini chunks. Spoon tomatoes over the chicken. Sprinkle with basil and parmesan cheese. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve with salad.

Serving Size: 3 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TONYAPERRY.

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