Healthy Recipes

Chicken With Beans and Greens

Save time and money with this easy, protein-packed recipe.

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Chicken With Beans and Greens
Brian Klutch
Calories 737
Protein 67g
Fat 19g
Carbs 77g
Brian Klutch

Get your protein fix without emptying your wallet. At just $5.42 per serving, this meal is cheap as can be.

Chicken With Beans and Greens Servings: 1
Prep time: 15 min.
You'll need
  • ½ cup brown rice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz chicken breast
  • Salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning, to taste
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • can cannellini beans with ⅓ of the liquid
  • 2 cups baby spinach
Directions 
1. Place brown rice and 1⅓ cups water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Reduce to medium heat and cook for 12 minutes, or until water is absorbed.
2. While rice is cooking, heat ½ tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add chicken breast, season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning, and cook until done. Cut into slices.
3. In a separate pan, heat ½ tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft. Add beans with reserved liquid, season with salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning, and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Add spinach and cook an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
4. Put rice on a plate, add beans and spinach, and top with chicken slices.
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