Main Dishes

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Chicken, Farro, Cranberries, and Kale

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Acorn squash stuffed with chicken, cranberries, farro, and kale...a delicious and seasonal self-contained meal.

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3 acorn squashes, cut in half with seeds removed
2 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 cup farro
1 bunch kale, stems removed
Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 medium red onion, chopped
2 large cloves garlic, minced
1 pound ground chicken
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup pecan halves, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dried thyme
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut a thin slice off the bottom of each squash half so that it will sit upright without tipping over. Place squash halves cut side down on a baking sheet and transfer pan to...
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Nutritions

Calories
320

Sodium
900mg
37% DV

Fat
14g
21% DV

Protein
26g
53% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
3g
15% 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