Lentils With Chicken (WW)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
15 mins
Cook
45 mins

I really liked this dish - good and filling. It is 8 points plus/serving. Recipe source: WW magazine (not sure which issue). I used red lentils as that is what I had, but I am pretty sure brown lentils will hold up better in this recipe.

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Directions

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat and heat the oil and then add the vegetables and herbs (carrots -pepper) and cook for 5-10 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Stir in the broth, tomatoes and lentils and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 45 minutes.
  3. While lentils are cooking prepare the chicken by preheating the oven to 325 degrees F. Sprinkle chicken with salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Spray skillet with Pam and set it over medium heat. Add chicken and brown chicken. Add 2/3 cup broth to skillet (I skipped this step) and bring to a boil. Cover and bake until chicken is done (30 minutes).
  5. Stir chicken juices in with the lentils.
  6. To serve, top lentils with the chicken and then sprinkle with parsley.
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5 5

Lovely change up for flavors. I really enjoyed the fennel seed. Only needed two servings tonight so cut this back and and the reduction came out just fine. It makes a hearty dish that is completed with a small green salad. The lentils and chicken compliment each other very well and would certainly make this again.