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Scalloped Potatoes and Chicken with Fennel

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4
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Serving Size:
1/4 of the recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4 medium red potatoes (about 1.5 to 2 pounds)
  • 1 fennel bulb with fronds
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons margarine or butter (melted)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free (skim) milk (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
Directions

Directions

  1. Place rack in center of oven and preheat to 350ºF.
  2. Leaving skin on, thinly slice potatoes.
  3. Cut stalks and fronds from fennel bulb. Discard stalk. Thinly slice fennel bulb. Chop fennel fronts and set aside.
  4. Place potato and fennel slices in 2-quart covered baking dish, and add water to cover vegetables. Cover with lid and microwave on high for about 5 minutes. Let cool slightly and drain vegetables into a colander.
  5. Wipe baking dish dry and spray with cooking spray. Add vegetables back to dish and sprinkle with minced garlic.
  6. Cut chicken breasts in half (total of four pieces). Place atop the potato-fennel mix.
  7. In a bowl, mix melted margarine and flour into a smooth paste. Add 1.25 cups skim milk, salt and pepper, stir until smooth. Pour over chicken, potatoes and fennel. Cover baking dish and place in oven. Bake about 30 minutes.
  8. Mix remaining milk with sour cream. Increases oven temperature to 425ºF. Remove dish from oven. Spread with sour cream mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and fennel fronds. Return to oven uncovered and bake an additional 10 minutes until top is golden and bubbling. Internal temperature of chicken should be 165ºF.
Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations

Serving Suggestion: Serve with 8 oz. glass of sparkling water and 1/2 orange, sliced.

Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 4
Amount per serving
Calories
440
Cholesterol
80 mg
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Protein
34 g
Saturated Fat
5 g
Sodium
410 mg
Total Carbohydrates
48 g
Total Fat
13 g
Total Sugar
8 g
Allergens:
Dairy
Wheat
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Time to make
Time to make:
Cook Time: 40 minutes; Preparation Time: 20 minutes
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