Nutritious Meals

Chicken, Cheddar & Local Greens

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories: 363
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Chicken, Cheddar & Local Greens
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min

Take a trip to your farmers market and get some locally grown greens of your choice as well as organic free-range chicken for this delightful recipe that is nutritious and tastes great, too! A season chicken breast grilled and topped with ham and Sargento® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese - Traditional Cut on a bed of wilted greens will make for an amazing meal.

  • 1 tsp. paprika, preferably smoked
  • 3/4 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 4 (5 to 6 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, preferably free range or organically raised
  • 3 tsp. olive oil, divided
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto or black forest smoked ham
  • 1-1/4 cups (5 oz.) Sargento® Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese - Traditional Cut, divided
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups coarsely chopped, packed Swiss chard, kale or collard greens, preferably organic*
  1. Combine paprika, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper; sprinkle over chicken.
  2. Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, seasoned sides down. Cook 6 minutes. Turn; continue to cook 5 to 6 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Arrange prosciutto over chicken; top with 1 cup of the cheese. Cover; reduce heat to low and cook 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat, cook garlic in remaining 2 teaspoons oil 1 minute. Add Swiss chard, remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to skillet. Cover; cook 5 minutes. Stir well; continue cooking, covered, until chard is tender, 3 minutes longer. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup of the cheese. Arrange greens on serving plates; top with chicken.

Serving Size 4

Calories 363

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 19.80g 32%
Sat. Fat 8.50g 43%
Mono Unsat. Fat 6.90g
Poly Unsat. Fat 1.70g
Cholesterol 118mg 39%
Sodium 890mg 39%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 41g
Vitamin A 352RE
Vitamin C 39mg 270%
Calcium 312mg 45%
Iron 2mg 22%