Basil Chicken with Veggies
1 pound boneless chicken meat, cut into bitesized pieces
1 red Bell pepper, chopped
8 oz mushrooms, sliced
2 cups sliced zuchinni or other summer squash
8 oz fresh basil, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
3 Tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in large skillet on high heat, and sprinkle salt and pepper on chicken. Cook chicken on one side.
Add the vegetables and stir.
When food is nearly cooked, push it to one side and add the garlic.
After about 30 seconds, stir it all together and add the basil.
Cook another 30-60 seconds and serve. Pesto (homemade or store-bought) can be substitued for the garlic and basil.
Nutritional Information: Makes 3 servings.
6.5 g carbs
6 grams fiber
40 grams protein