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bruschetta chicken with spiralized veggies
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5 from 3 votes

Low Carb Bruschetta Chicken

A low carb Italian feast featuring chicken tenders, ricotta cheese and roasted tomatoes.  Serve over spiralized veggies for a satisfying meal ready in 30 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 271kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb skillet chicken tenders click for recipe
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp oregano, crushed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, roasted click for recipe
  • spiralized yellow squash, lightly sauteed optional
  • cooked spaghetti optional
  • olives, garnish optional

Instructions

  • Prepare skillet chicken tenders.  Set aside.
  • Prepare roasted tomatoes (or may substitute sun dried tomatoes if desired.) Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, mix ricotta, parmesan and oregano.  Stir to combine.
  • Mix yellow squash spirals and spaghetti. Toss with olive oil and salt to taste.
  • To assemble:  Spread chicken tenders with ricotta cheese mixture and top with tomatoes.  Place under broiler to heat.  (Serve with squash mixture and garnish with olives if desired.) 

Notes

Expert Tips
  1. Use the same skillet to prepare the chicken tenders and assembling this recipe for less clean up.
  2. Prepare the individual ingredients for this recipe ahead of time for a super fast weeknight meal.
  3. Make sandwiches out of the leftovers using low carb buns or bread.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 413mg | Potassium: 589mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 550IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 333mg | Iron: 1mg