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  • Healthy Recipes: Fennel and Chicken Flatbread

  • Everydayhealth.com offers this grown-up and healthy version of pizza.
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  • Everydayhealth.com offers this grown-up and healthy version of pizza.


    Fennel and Chicken Flatbread

    Nutritional Info (Per serving):

    Calories: 447, Saturated Fat: 6g, Sodium: 660mg, Dietary Fiber: 10g, Total Fat: 13g, Carbs: 53g, Cholesterol: 6mg,
    Protein: 30g Carb Choices: 3

    Prep Time: 10 mins
    Cook Time: 25 mins
    Total Time: 35 mins


    Ingredients


    2 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin
    1 medium fennel bulb quartered, cored and thinly sliced, plus 1 tbsp chopped feathery tops for garnish
    1 medium pepper, red, bell, thinly sliced
    8 ounces chicken, breast, boneless, skinless, very thinly sliced crosswise
    4 medium pita, 100 percent whole-wheat, 6.5-inch (or eight, 4-inch pitas)
    1 cupcheese, provolone, shredded pepper, black ground, to taste


    Preparation


    1. Preheat oven to 500°F.


    2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add fennel and bell pepper and cook, stirring often, until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes.


    3. Add chicken and cook another 5 minutes, stirring often, until the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked through.


    4. Place pitas on a baking sheet and top each with an equal portion of the chicken and vegetable mixture; sprinkle with cheese and pepper. Bake until the cheese melts and turns golden, 10 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped
    Page 2 of 2 - fennel tops and serve warm.

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