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Sauted Chicken Topped with tomatoes basil parmesan

Low-Calorie Basil-Tomato Chicken

June 6, 2021

A taste of Italy in a skillet, this recipe combines tomatoes, basil, and Parmesan cheese on top of sautéed chicken tenderloins. A complete meal on its own, this chicken dish can be served over low-carb or whole wheat pasta to round the meal out.

  • Yields: 4 Servings
Sauted Chicken Topped with tomatoes basil parmesan


1Cut any large chicken tenderloins in half lengthwise. Coat an unheated 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray.

2Cook and stir chicken in hot skillet about 5 minutes or until done. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

3Add tomatoes and basil; heat through. Remove from heat. Add spinach; toss until wilted. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with cheese.

Source: Eating Well

Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 1.5 vegetables

Tip: Dry the chicken with a paper towel before sautéing to create a nice sear.


1 1/4 lbs chicken breast tenderloins

Nonstick cooking spray

1/8 tsp salt

1/8 tsp ground black pepper

1 14.5 oz can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

1 9 oz package prewashed spinach

2 tbsp finely-shredded Parmesan cheese


Nutrition Facts

Serving Size2 cups
Total Fat5.9g
Saturated Fat0.8g
Total Carbohydrates7.5g
Dietary Fiber3.2g

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