A yummy, healthy, feel-good meal perfect for people who work out, eat smart and plan ahead? Try this featured recipe called “Jake's Chicken.” It has garlic, onion, organic corn, beans, brussel sprouts and green peppers. Any variation of meat or vegetables will work. Our video shows whole chicken breasts, but you can also try ground chicken, turkey, or any lean ground meat. Use your favorite vegetable combo -- broccoli, spinach, collard greens work too.
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This recipe makes six servings. Each serving (without substitutions) is about 55 grams of protein, 48 grams of carbohydrates, and 19 grams of fat. Calories will change with the kind of meat, vegetables and nuts you choose. Recipe follows video.
(T = tablespoon)
32oz. jar of marinara sauce
1 T garlic powder
1 T Ms. Dash (salt free seasoning)
4 whole chicken breasts
12 C vegetables (we used organic frozen mixed vegetables and brussels sprouts)
1/3 C chopped walnuts
14oz. can of black beans (substitute bean of your choice)
Set pressure cooker to 28 minutes. Add the sauce, all spices, and chicken breasts. Cover and cook. While chicken mixture is steaming, rinse your vegetables in water. When the timer goes off, and it is safe to open the pressure cooker, mix vegetables in with the chicken and cook another 12 minutes. After timer goes off mix in the beans and walnuts. (They do not have to be cooked). Scoop approximately 2 cups of entire mixture into 6 containers and you are done!
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