Mediterranean Chicken and Garbanzos

Looking for delicious Mediterranean meal combining chicken and beans? Then check out this hearty dinner recipe ready in just about an hour!

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 6

Ingredients

6
bone-in chicken breast halves, skin removed if desired
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon ginger
1/4
teaspoon cinnamon
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
garlic cloves, minced
1
(15-oz.) can garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
(9-oz.) pkg. frozen baby lima beans in a pouch
1/2
cup kalamata or ripe olives, halved, pitted
1/4
cup sliced green onions
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup lemon juice
2
tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Place chicken breasts, meaty side up, in ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish.
  • 2 In small saucepan, melt margarine over low heat. Stir in lemon peel, ginger, cinnamon, pepper, crushed red pepper flakes and garlic. Brush mixture over chicken. Bake uncovered at 350°F. for 45 minutes.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Spoon over chicken in baking dish. Cover; bake an additional 15 minutes or until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear. Arrange chicken on serving platter. Spoon bean mixture over chicken; drizzle with pan juices remaining in baking dish.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    340
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    75mg
    75%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    21g
    21%
    (Dietary Fiber
    6g
    6%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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