Main Dishes

Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Goat Cheese

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1/2 Cup water
1/2 Cup Uncooked quinoa ( divided )
1/2 Cup Extra-Aged Goat Cheese ( Grated and divided I used Sartori )
1 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp Garlic powder
Salt/pepper to taste
1 Large egg white
1/2 Lb Chicken breasts ( 2 medium breasts )
to taste fresh basil ( sliced, for garnish )
to taste roasted red peppers ( sliced, for garnish )
Bring 1/2 cup of water to a boil and stir in 1/4 cup of the uncooked quinoa. Cover, turn the heat to low and cook until all the water is absorbed (about 15 minutes.) Set aside to let the quinoa...
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Nutritions

Calories
427

Sodium
356mg
14% DV

Fat
23g
36% DV

Protein
25g
51% DV

Carbs
30g
10% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV