Chicken w/Fava Beans, Artichokes & Almonds
By Fruits & Veggies - More Matters
Serve this fresh spring meal with rice, orzo or polenta. Fresh lima beans work too!
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
- 2 Tbsp olive oil
- 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs
- 3/4 cup almonds, roughly chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups fava (or lima) beans, fresh or canned
- 1 (14 oz) can artichoke hearts in water, drained, squeezed dry and chopped
- 1 cup dry white wine
- 1/4 tsp grated orange peel (orange part only)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat.
- Add chicken and brown for 5 minutes per side, using tongs to turn. Remove and set a side.
- Add almonds to oil and heat until golden. Remove and set aside with chicken.
- Add garlic to skillet and saute on medium heat until garlic turns golden.
- Add fava (or lima) beans, chopped artichokes, wine and orange zest. Bring to a simmer and return chicken and almonds to pan.
- Simmer gently until wine's volume has reduced by about half and chicken is cooked throughout.
- To serve, place on each plate and top with vegetables and sauce.
- Calories: 600
- Carbohydrates: 54g
- Total Fat: 20g
- Cholesterol: 75mg
- Saturated Fat: 2.5g
- Dietary Fiber: 21g
- % of Calories from Fat: 30%
- Sodium: 320 mg
- Protein: 53g
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