Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies
|Enjoy grated pineapple, carrots, broccoli and red bell pepper, plus chicken and brown rice noodles, tossed with a savory-sweet peanut sauce.|
|Recipe Cost for 4 People: $11.92 ($2.98/serving)*|
|Preparation Time: 1 hour|
|In a small bowl whisk together sauce ingredients; set aside. Cut chicken into ½” cubes. Set aside ½ cup of pineapple cubes. Grate carrots, broccoli stalks, bell pepper and remaining pineapple in a food processor (or by hand). Cook noodles according to package directions. Coat a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium flame. Add chicken. Tossing occasionally, cook until done (about 5-7 minutes). Place chicken in a large mixing bowl. Reheat skillet and add grated pineapple-vegetable mixture; simmer about 5-10 minutes. (Add a bit of water, if needed.) Add cooked pineapple-vegetable mix, noodles and sauce to mixing bowl with chicken; toss until coated. To serve, divide into 4 noodle bowls. Top with pineapple chunks, green onions, basil and red pepper flakes (if desired).
Complete this Healthy Plate: Add a glass of non-fat milk.
|Fruits & Veggies per Serving
Total Fat: 11g
Saturated Fat: 2.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 19%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%
Dietary Fiber: 9g
|An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin and vitamin B6, and a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, folate, pantothenic acid, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium.|
*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Winter 2016.
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