Salads

Green Bean Panzanella Salad

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Fresh greens beans are the star of this veggie bread salad. Packed with flavors from shaved fennel, paper thin red onion, olives, and feta! A Mediterranean delight!

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1 pound green beans, trimmed
1 cup (loosely packed) shaved fennel bulb
½ red onion, thinly sliced
½ cup chopped olives
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
¼ cup olive oil
¼ cup red wine vinegar
kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 tsp sumac (optional)
2 slices whole grain crusty bread (about 1 inch thick and about the width of your palm)
Prepare an ice-water bath; set aside. Bring a large pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add beans; simmer until just tender, about 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice-water bath to stop the cooking....
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Nutritions

Calories
276

Sodium
522mg
21% DV

Fat
21g
32% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Comfort food at its best! The ultimate Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli Casserole with Rice is made from scratch with simple, wholesome ingredients. The flavorful rice, vegetables, and chicken come together in a creamy sauce with a buttery Ritz cracker topping. Add a salad and corn muffins or biscuits for a hearty, family-friendly dinner any night of the week!

3/4 c salted butter
1 onion
4 cloves garlic
1/2 c all purpose flour
3 c low sodium chicken broth
12 oz cream cheese
2 t fresh thyme
1 t fresh rosemary
1 T Dijon mustard
1 1/2 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
4 c cooked shredded chicken
4 c cooked long grain white rice
4 c frozen baby broccoli florets
2 c coarsely crushed Ritz crackers ( mixed with 2 T melted butter )
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  • Preheat oven to 350° F . Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish; set aside.
  • In a large Dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is...
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Nutritions

Calories
1348

Sodium
1443mg
60% DV

Fat
59g
91% DV

Protein
56g
113% DV

Carbs
141g
48% DV

Fiber
7g
31% DV