Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

Basil-Tomato Chicken Skillet

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Quick cooking chicken tenderloins and packaged spinach make this dinner recipe come together in just 25 minutes.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 to 1¼ pounds chicken breast tenderloins
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained
  • ¼ cup snipped fresh basil
  • 1 9 to 10-ounce package prewashed spinach
  • 2 tablespoons finely-shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Prep

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  1. Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 cups
  • Per serving: 171 calories; 6 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 7 g carbohydrates; 30 g protein; 130 mcg folate; 68 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 6,563 IU vitamin A; 27 mg vitamin C; 127 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 266 mg sodium; 603 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (131% daily value), Vitamin C (45% dv), Folate (32% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 1½ vegetables

Reviews 1

April 19, 2019
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By: PatB
Tried this last night. It was quite good, but not a ton of flavor so I spiced it up by adding some sauteed garlic and some turmeric. Quite good.
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