Thursday, January 29, 2009

January Recipe

Once again my favortite magazine, at least at the moment has come through with some yummy recipes. Here is one which is heart healthy.

Chicken with roasted sweet potato salad.

Prep time: 15 mins Total time 30 mins.

2 sweet potatoes- peeled, cut in thin wedges
1 red onion- thinly sliced
3 tablespoons of olive oil
Kosher salt and black pepper - think reg salt will do as well.
4 6 ounce boneless, skinned chicken breasts
1 bunch of spinach- stems removed
2 tablespoons of lime juice

Heat oven to 425 degrees. On a rimmed baking sheet toss potatoes, onion, olive 2 of the tablespoons of olive oil, 1/22 teaspoon of salt, 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Roast till tender for 20-25 mins.

Meanwhile, heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet, over med-high heat. Season the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. anc cook till browned- 5-6 mins per side.

In a large bown toss warm potato mixture with spinach,lime juice and 1/4 teaspoon of salt.

Serve with the chicken- Serves 4- to serve more simply double the recipe.

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