Main Dishes

Baked Chopped w Roasted Veggies, Shrimp and Cauliflower Cheese Sauce

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Today I had a “Chopped” epiphany. Last night I roasted a whole deconstructed head of Cauliflower. As you know, that is way too much Cauliflower for a single 4 serving Chopped. I usually do roast more veggies than I need so that’s not so unusual. I save the leftovers in the fridge and they’re waiting for me the next day and sometimes even the day after that, all ready to be chopped into a Chopped. What happened today was my thinking cap lit up with a solution that I’d been ruminating on for some

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Sauce Ingredients:
3 cups Roasted Cauliflower
2 cups of Broth, Chicken or Veggie. I’ve been making my own homemade Chicken Stock in a Crock But “store bought” is good too!
4 oz. Grated White Cheddar Cheese. Divided. Reserve 2 oz. for topping
2 cup Chopped Kale
16 Raw Medium Shrimp, Thirded
3 Green Olives, finely Chopped

Baking Sheet Ingredients:
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Tablespoon Italian Season Blend of your choice
1/2 Teaspoon Salt, optional
1 Red Pepper, Seeded and Chopped
1/2 Onion, White, Brown or Red, Chopped
2 cups Chopped Broccoli
4 Brown Mushrooms, Chopped
2 cups cooked Brown Rice
5-6 Sun Dried Tomato halves (in oil), finely Chopped
Baking Sheet Prep: Spread the Veggies out on 1 or 2 Baking sheets including the Cauliflower if you don’t have leftovers. Sprinkle with the Oil, Italian Seasoning and Salt if desired. Roast in the oven for...
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Nutritions

Calories
504

Sodium
1512mg
63% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
21g
42% DV

Carbs
63g
21% DV

Fiber
7g
29% DV

This crispy fried chicken sandwich recipe is better than Chik-Fil-A, Popeye's or McDonald's! The chicken breast is brined in pickle juice, breaded with flavorful seasonings, fried until golden brown, and then piled on a toasted brioche bun with lettuce, tomato, pickles and mayonnaise. Serve the sandwich with a side of waffle fries and homemade Chik-Fil-A sauce for dipping!

4 chicken cutlets
1/2 c milk
1/2 c dill pickle juice
2 c all purpose flour
2 T confectioners sugar
2 t baking powder
2 t paprika
2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/2 t garlic powder
1/4 t onion powder
1 egg
oil ( for frying )
4 sandwich buns ( buttered and griddled )
Optional for serving ( lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, pickles )
Chik-Fil-A Sauce:
1/2 c mayonnaise
2 T barbecue sauce
1 T honey
2 t prepared yellow mustard
1 t lemon juice
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  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk and pickle juice.
  • Add the chicken to the milk mixture and toss to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to (but...
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Nutritions

Calories
631

Sodium
1717mg
71% DV

Fat
4g
6% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
127g
43% DV

Fiber
6g
25% DV