Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Hero

 Recipe
For this Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Hero, choose sweet red or orange bell peppers for a colorful way to add 11 times more beta-carotene.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Nutritional Information

Calories 377
Fat 10.3 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 4.2 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrate 49 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 514 mg
Calcium 122 mg

Ingredients

4 (4-oz) chicken cutlets
3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 (6-oz) red or orange bell pepper, quartered
1 small (4-oz) zucchini, thinly sliced lengthwise
1 small (5-oz) eggplant, thinly sliced lengthwise
4 (3-oz) whole-wheat hoagie rolls, split lengthwise
4 teaspoons store-bought olive tapenade
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

Preparation

1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Rub chicken with 1 tsp oil and sprinkle with a pinch each salt and pepper; grill 4 minutes per side or until cooked through.

2. Toss cut vegetables with remaining 2 tsp oil and a pinch each salt and pepper; grill 5 to 7 minutes per side until tender.

3. Slice chicken. Spread rolls with tapenade, and fill with chicken, vegetables, and basil, if desired.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Caroline Wright,

July 2012
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