Main Dishes

Roasted Beet, Goat Cheese, Freekeh, Pistachio Chopped

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Chopped Beets into cubes chops the roasting time. Have you heard of Freekeh? Check it out on the recipe. Goat Cheese and crunchy Pistachios round out the flavor texture combo of this "Balanced Meal in a Bowl".

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Bowl Ingredients:
2 cups Roasted Beet Cubes, about 3-4 Beets
4 cups Baby Spinach, Chopped
1 cup Freekeh or any cooked grain you have. My personal “go to’s” besides Freekeh are Brown Rice, Quinoa, or Barley
1 cup microwave steamed Broccoli, Chopped
1 cup White Beans, if canned, drained and rinsed
2 Tablespoons Pistachios, Chopped…they go farther
2 oz. Mild Goat Cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup finely Chopped Kalamata Olives

Zing Factor:
1/2 cup Chopped Beet Greens

Dressing Ingredients:
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 Garlic Clove, finely Chopped
2 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
Pinch of salt, if desired
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
Bowl Ingredients…Chop’em and Drop’em as directed including the Zing Factor, if desired, into a Large Serving Bowl. Dressing Ingredient Prep: In a small microwave safe bowl add the Olive Oil and Garlic....
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Nutritions

Calories
594

Sodium
1176mg
49% DV

Fat
19g
30% DV

Protein
27g
55% DV

Carbs
78g
26% DV

Fiber
10g
40% 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