Balsamic Chicken Tenders w/Veggies






Makes 6 servings  

Recipe found on http://cleanfoodcrush.com/balsamic-chicken/

Ingredients: 
2 Tbsp plus 1 tsp olive or avocado oil, divided  
8 oz fresh mushrooms, sliced 
16 oz fresh green beans 
1.5 lb. chicken tenders 

Homemade Greek Dressing:  
2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
Juice of 1 fresh squeezed lemon 
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 
1 tsp dried oregano 
1/2 tsp sea salt 
1/2 tsp black pepper 
Whisk all dressing ingredients 

2 Tbsp raw honey  
3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar (find a lower sugar variety) 

1 cup grape/cherry tomatoes  

Instructions:

Sauté mushrooms in large saute pan with 1 tsp of the oil, until just browing. Remove from pan, set aside. 
Heat 1 Tbsp oil over medium-high, add green beans. Continue to sauté until green beans are cooked, but crunchy. Remove from the pan, set aside. 
Heat remaining 1 Tbsp oil over medium-high, add chicken and season with salt and pepper. Cook 3-4 minutes on both sides and remove once browned & cooked though. Remove from pan, set aside. 
In the same skillet, lowering heat to medium, add your homemade Greek dressing, honey, balsamic vinegar. Heat & stir until bubbling. 
Add back in the mushrooms, and green beans, toss. 
Add back in the cooked chicken and fresh tomatoes. Stir for a minute or two to combine flavors & enjoy!




 

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