Main Dishes

Quinoa & Veggie Chicken Nuggets

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Baked chicken nuggets packed with everything good and nutritious. Kale and quinoa disguised under a crunchy Parmesan crust.

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Chicken:
1/3 cup finely shredded zucchini
1/3 cup finely shredded carrot
1/3 cup finely chopped kale
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh basil
2/3 cup cooked quinoa (I used 1/3 cup red, 1/3 cup regular)
1 egg + 1 egg white
1 Tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
2 pounds ground chicken breast (or sub for ground turkey)
salt and pepper to taste

Breading:
3/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
1 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

Olive oil
1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees. 2. Mix all chicken ingredients together in a large bowl. 3. Combine bread crumbs and Parm together in a small bowl. Scoop out about 2 Tablespoons of chicken (I just use my...
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Nutritions

Calories
141

Sodium
157mg
6% DV

Fat
6g
9% DV

Protein
10g
20% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV