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Chicken Rollintini with Pesto, Baby Spinach & Brown Rice

 
One serving costs about $2.74 One serving costs about $2.74

$2.74 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free,fodmap friendly lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:77%

Spoonacular Score: 77%

 

Chicken Rollintini with Pesto, Baby Spinach & Brown Rice might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 222 calories, 26g of protein, and 6g of fat. This gluten free, dairy free, and fodmap friendly recipe serves 4 and costs $1.74 per serving. 1 person has made this recipe and would make it again. If you have baby spinach, chicken breasts, chicken broth, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 66%. This score is good. Try Lemony Brown Rice With Baby Spinach, Creamy Chicken Casserole with Brown Rice, Mushrooms and Baby Kale, and Baby Chard and Brown Rice Fritters for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
2 cups
2 cups baby spinach
baby spinach
4
4  chicken breasts
chicken breasts
2 cups
2 cups chicken broth
chicken broth
1 cup
1 cup cooked brown rice
cooked brown rice
6 tsps
6 tsps pesto
pesto
2 cups baby spinach
2 cups
baby spinach
4  chicken breasts
4
chicken breasts
2 cups chicken broth
2 cups
chicken broth
1 cup cooked brown rice
1 cup
cooked brown rice
6 tsps pesto
6 tsps
pesto

Equipment

baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks
baking pan
baking pan
toothpicks
toothpicks


Instructions

  1. Pound out the chicken a little thinner. Spread about 1 1/2 tsp of pesto on one side of the chicken.
  2. Pile the baby spinach and brown rice onto the chicken, on the end closest to you.
  3. Roll up the chicken and use toothpicks to secure the ends and center. It gets a little messy, some rice falls out, just roll with it.
  4. I seasoned the exterior lightly with salt and pepper. Then in a pan, over medium high heat, brown the chicken on all sides then place into a baking dish with the chicken broth.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.74
Ingredient
2 cups baby spinach
4 chicken breasts
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup cooked brown rice
6 teaspoons pesto
Price
$0.71
$8.02
$1.51
$0.21
$0.51
$10.96

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

Green Tips

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
350 Calories
50g Protein
9g Total Fat
13g Carbs
40% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
350
18%

Fat
9g
14%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
13g
4%

  Sugar
0.3g
0%

Cholesterol
145mg
48%

Sodium
774mg
34%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
50g
101%

Vitamin B3
24mg
125%

Selenium
72µg
104%

Vitamin B6
1mg
90%

Vitamin K
72µg
69%

Phosphorus
534mg
53%

Manganese
0.76mg
38%

Vitamin B5
3mg
34%

Vitamin A
1627IU
33%

Potassium
1052mg
30%

Magnesium
93mg
23%

Vitamin C
15mg
18%

Vitamin B2
0.27mg
16%

Vitamin B1
0.21mg
14%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Folate
40µg
10%

Iron
1mg
10%

Vitamin B12
0.5µg
8%

Copper
0.15mg
8%

Fiber
1g
5%

Calcium
50mg
5%

Vitamin E
0.73mg
5%

Vitamin D
0.23µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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