Healthy Hearty Chicken Casserole
- 2 teaspoon coconut oil
- 6 Tablespoons pine nuts
- 6 Tablespoons pecans, chopped
- 6 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
- dash of sea salt
- 4 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 yellow onion, chopped
- 4 bell peppers, chopped
- 4 eggplants, chopped
- 4 cups roasted chicken, cubed
- 2 (28oz) can crushed tomatoes
- 6 Tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
- 1/2 cup white wine
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a casserole dish with coconut oil.
In a small skillet, place the coconut oil over medium heat. Add the pine nuts and pecans. Saute until golden brown. Remove from heat and pulse in a food processor with the nutritional yeast and dash of salt. Set the nut mixture aside.
In a large skillet, place the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions and cook for 5 minutes. Add the pepper and eggplant and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
Mix in the chicken, tomatoes, basil and wine. Bring to a boil, and then simmer for 5 minutes.
Spread the chicken and veggie mixture into the prepared casserole pan. Evenly sprinkle the nut mixture over the top of the casserole. Cover with foil and bake for 50 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 minutes.
Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 223 calories, 7g fat, 320mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate, 9g fiber, and 19g protein.