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Wild Greens And Quinoa Salad With Baked Lemon Chicken #EatSmartVeggies






For the Baked Chicken:
    • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
    • 3 small lemons, zest and juice
    • 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon of fresh thyme leaves
    • 1 tablespoon of dijon mustard
    • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon of freshly cracked black pepper
    • Pinch of red pepper flakes
For the Salad:
  • 1 package of Wild Greens and Quinoa Salad
  • 1/2 cup of cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of fresh blackberries


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together the lemon zest, juice, olive oil, mustard, thyme, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.
  3. Add the chicken breasts to a large plastic ziplock bag and add the lemon marinade. Close and place on a plate.
  4. Make sure the marinade has covered all of the chicken and let marinate the in fridge for 15 minutes.
  5. Remove, let come to room temperature (about 5 minutes).
  6. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 pan with some olive oil or baking spray.
  7. Lightly spray a piece of parchment paper with baking spray.
  8. Place the chicken breasts in the baking pan and cover with the parchment paper so the side with the baking spray faces the chicken.
  9. Cover the mixture with aluminum foil and bake for 30 - 40 minutes, until the chicken is done.
  10. Let rest while you prepare the salad.
  11. Assemble the Wild Greens and Quinoa Salad (in a bowl, toss together the greens, crispy quinoa, feta cheese and sliced almonds).
  12. Add the cherry tomatoes and blackberries and toss everything with the avocado & herb dressing.
  13. Serve with the baked lemon chicken, sliced into cubes and tossed with the salad or you can serve the baked lemon chicken on the side.
Recipe Type: Salad



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