ZUCCHINI PASTA WITH WHITE BEANS AND GRILLED CHICKEN
Posted on 18 June 2016
WHITE BEANS AND GRILLED CHICKEN DELIVER A DOUBLE DOSE OF PROTEIN TO KEEP YOU FULL.
456 g Calories
18 g fat (3 g saturated) g Fat
35g g Carbohydrates
11g g Fibre
42g g Protein
1/3 cup chopped kale
2 large basil leaves plus more for gaish
2 tablespoons plus 1/2 tsp hemp seeds
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 garlic clove
2 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon salt plus more for seasoning
Pinch of black pepper plus more for seasoning
1 medium zucchini
1/2 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup grilled chicken, diced
In a small saucepan, blanch chopped kale. Drain and plunge into ice water. Drain again; set aside. In a blender, process kale with 2 large basil leaves, 2 tbsp hemp seeds, olive oil, 1/2 garlic clove, 2 tbsp water, 1/4 tsp salt and a pinch of black pepper. Thin with water if necessary.
Slice zucchini into "noodles" using a mandoline, julienne peeler or spiralizer. In a small saucepan, add zucchini noodles to boiling water; cook until tender, about 1 1/2 minutes. Drain, retu to pan and toss with kale pesto. Add white beans and diced grilled chicken. Top with chopped basil and 1/2 tsp hemp seeds; season with salt and pepper.