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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


1 (4-ounce) boneless chicken breast, skin removed
½ cup sliced carrots
½ cup broccoli
1 small onion sliced, ¼ inch thick
Pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons water
Cooking spray


  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. Spray 12x18 inch sheet of heavy-duty aluminum foil with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Place chicken breast and vegetables on lower half of foil. Season with pepper (optional). Add water.
  4. Fold upper half of foil over food, meeting bottom edges of foil. Seal edges together making a tight ½ inch fold. Fold again. Repeat on sides. Place on cookie sheet and bake 20-25 minutes.
Total time: 30 minutes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 36
Total Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 96 mg
Sodium 117 mg
Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 37 g
Exchange 5 very lean meats, 1 vegetable
Carbohydrate Units 0

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