Recipe: Mediterranean Chicken Thighs With Tomatoes and Basil
Looking for a new spin on the same old chicken dinner? Try this Mediterranean chicken recipe, which is low in saturated fat and rich in flavor
Looking for a new spin on the same old chicken dinner? Try this Mediterranean variation, which is low in saturated fat and rich in flavor. Dark meat doesn’t dry out as easily as white meat, so these baked chicken thighs stay moist. Serve with a starch and a vegetable to make a balanced meal.
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6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
6 plum tomatoes, chopped
½ red onion, chopped
1 handful chopped basil
12 kalamata olives, pitted, halved
¼ tsp salt
White or black pepper, to taste
Makes 6 servings.
Total fat: 13 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Trans fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 70 mg
Sodium: 410 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 5 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 3 g
Protein: 25 g
Recipe provided by Digestive Disease Health Team dietitians.