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.
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
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!