Hearty Chicken and Butternut Squash


Hearty Chicken and Butternut Squash

520 Calories, 22 Minutes
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Servings: 2 Servings


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 (6-ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cups peeled and (1/4-inch) cubed butternut squash
  • 2/3 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup walnut halves
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper


  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add butternut squash and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add chicken to the skillet and cook for 1 1⁄2 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  • Stir in spinach, brown “Ready Rice”, cilantro, and pepper. Cover skillet and let cook 5 additional minutes before serving.
  • Add chicken broth, green beans, walnuts, cherry tomatoes, thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper to the skillet and toss to combine. Cover skillet, and let cook for 4 minutes, or until green beans are tender and chicken is cooked throughout.


Sweet potatoes can be used in place of the butternut squash, if desired.

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