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    Creamy Mediterranean Garlic Chicken

      By JeannePetrucci

    March 25, 2018

    Yields: 4 Servings


    8 boneless skinless chicken thighs

    8 ounces plain greek yogurt

    1/2 cup nutritional yeast

    1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

    1 cup sweet onion chopped

    3 garlic cloves, minced

    1/2 cup sundried tomatoes [see notes]

    2 teaspoons dried oregano

    2 teaspoons dried basil

    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

    2 cups low sodium chicken broth

    6 cups spinach chopped

    1/2 cup parsley chopped


    1In a large skillet, sauté chicken thighs in 1 teaspoon olive oil until browned on all sides. Remove from pan and set aside.

    2Add another teaspoon to the skillet and, over medium heat, sauté onion until soft. Stir in garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, oregano, basil, and thyme and sauté for another few minutes until fragrant.

    3Stir in yogurt and chicken broth, then nestle chicken pieces in pan. Simmer for about 20 minutes until chicken is cooked through [165°F internal temperature].

    4Stir in spinach and cover pan until wilted. Top with parsley just before serving.

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    Jeanne Petrucci
    As the Founder of Living Plate, I develop, deliver, and evaluate nutrition education programming that is targeted at changing nutrition-related health behaviors. Incorporating hands-on culinary experiences into our evidence-based programming just makes sense. The most satisfying part of my job is help you create simple, health-promoting dishes you can prepare at home.

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