Bruschetta Topped Chicken Tenders
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PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 45min
|Serving Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 17g||26%|
|Saturated Fat 3g||15%|
|Total Carbs 36g||12%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||16%|
|Vitamin A 310%|
|Vitamin C 70%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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4 cupscubed butternut squash
1 cupdiced white onion
3 tbsp.olive oil
1 tsp.ground cumin
1/2 tsp.ground turmeric
1 lemon, juiced and zested
1/2 tsp.cracked black pepper
5 oz.fresh arugula (about 8 cups)
Preheat oven to 400°F.
In a bowl, toss together squash, onion, 1 tablespoon olive oil, cumin and turmeric. Spread mixture evenly on a large baking sheet and roast 35 to 40 minutes. Stir occasionally until slightly golden brown and almost tender. Remove from heat and place in a bowl.
Add remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest and cracked black pepper to roasted squash and toss well; adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
Divide arugula among 4 plates, approximately 2 cups per plate. To serve, top each plate with 3 chicken tenders and 3/4 cup lemon-squash mixture.
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