Protein packed chicken & bean one pot

Here is an easy and super nutritious dinner for your week! This is full of protein and so really great for you after a hard workout, PT session or group session - to really help your muscles recover, essential to help you get stronger and fitter.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil

  • 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs

  • 1 onion chopped

  • 2 sliced celery sticks

  • 1 red or yellow pepper deseeded and sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into batons

  • 2 crushed garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp of paprika

  • 400g tinned tomatoes

  • 2 tbsp tomato puree

  • 400ml chicken or veg stock

  • 2 x 400g of butter beans, drained and rinsed

To serve: wholegrain rice or salad / green vegetables


Method:

  • Heat half the olive oil in a large pan and cook the chicken for 5 mins until browned all over. Move the chicken to a plate

  • Heat the rest of the oil and add the onion, celery, pepper, carrots and cook for 6-8 mins until softened

  • Add the garlic and paprika and cook for a further 1-2 mins

  • Return the chicken to the pan, add the tomatoes, tomato puree and stock

  • Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 mins

  • Add the butter beans and simmer for 10 mins more.

  • Serve with rice or salad / veg as you wish!

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