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Healthy lunch: Creamy chicken with garlic and a colorful salad with 3 types of legumes

Are you in the mood for a healthy meal that is quick and easy to prepare? There is almost no person who does not like chicken, and this is prepared in a creamy sauce with the king of antioxidants – garlic. In combination with a healthy and colorful, delicious salad of 3 types of legumes, you will definitely prove to be the top home cooking chefs:

Ingredients needed (for chicken with garlic):

  • 2 large pieces of chicken breast cut in half lengthwise
  • A little flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 head of cleaned garlic
  • 1 chicken cube of soup melted in a cup of boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup (about 250-300 ml) sour cream for cooking
  • Salt and pepper to taste (optional fresh parsley)

Method of preparation:

1. Season the chicken pieces with salt and pepper and smear them well in flour.

2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter with 1 tablespoon olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Cook the chicken pieces on each side for 4-5 minutes or until they get a nice, golden color. When the chicken is fried, take it out of the pan and set it aside.

3. Reduce the heat a little and add the rest of the butter, ie another 1 tablespoon. Allow to melt, then add the cleaned garlic. Stir and cook for 3-4 minutes or until slightly browned on the outside.

4. Add the liquid with the chicken cube and lemon juice and let the liquid boil for about 4 minutes or until it thickens a bit.

5. Finally, add the sour cream and the chicken. Cook for another 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens nicely. Add freshly chopped parsley if desired.

Ingredients needed (for a colorful salad):

  • 350 g fresh green beans (steamed)
  • 1 can of red beans (washed with water)
  • 1 can of small, white beans or chickpeas (washed with water)
  • Freshly chopped parsley (you can also add fresh basil if desired)
  • Salt and pepper

About the overflow:

  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped

Method of preparation:

1. In a deeper bowl, mix the three types of legumes: freshly boiled green beans, both types of beans or chickpeas, if desired.

2. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients listed for the topping. Pour over the salad and season with salt and pepper. Add fresh parsley and basil if desired.

Written by Natasha

Nutritionist. Obsessed with a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle. Category. Intuitive. Self-critical. Love books. Love to write.

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