Chilly weather means it is casserole time at my house! I had seen a few variations of this recipe floating around the web, and I thought I would get my family in the Autumn mood and try it. This meal gets definite bonus points for being a one dish hit! Plus, the sweet flavors of maple seep into each and every bite, providing you with a hearty, flavorful and nutrient-dense meal for your entire family.


The glaze is absolutely delicious and could definitely be used just as a simple glaze for your chicken breast in other dishes! It’s a perfect healthy way to put your protein, vegetables and starch all together in a simple dish.

Maple Glazed Chicken with Vegetables

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 30-40 minutes

Yield: 5 servings

Serving size: 1 chicken breast and 1/2 cup of vegetables

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • ½ cup sugar-free maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp sage
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 4 red potatoes, cubed
  • 16 oz bag frozen crinkle carrots
  • 1 cup frozen pearl onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly coat a 9x13 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place chicken in dish.
  2. Mix syrup, mustard, sage, salt and pepper in large bowl. Add potatoes, carrots and onion and stir until everything is evenly coated.
  3. Scoop the syrup and veggie mixture on top of the chicken.
  4. Bake in oven for 30-40 minutes or until chicken and veggies are cooked through.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving (1 chicken breast and 1/2 cup of vegetables):

Calories: 304

Fat: 4g

Carbohydrates: 33g

Fiber: 5g

Protein: 30g

Sugars: 3g

Sodium: 652mg

Vitamin A: 99%

Vitamin C: 50%

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 10%

WWP+: 7 points

http://www.skinnymom.com/2012/09/22/maple-glazed-chicken-with-vegetables/