Want Greek? Here's the "Take-Out" That Saves You Money AND Calories

So you may not get the convenience of someone else making it for you - but you get the same "take-out" taste without feeling guilty about spending the money or the extra calories!

Chicken Kabobs with Greek Salad

Makes 3 servings Ingredients 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed 2 cups romaine lettuce, chopped or torn ¼ cup cucumber, cut into chunks 1 small onion, sliced ¼ medium tomato, cubed ¼ each red and green bell pepper, cubed Juice of 1 lemon 1 tbsp olive oil ¼ cup fat-free feta cheese 3 black or green olives *Cut a few extra slices of onion and peppers to add to chicken skewers, if desired. Marinade: 1 tsp dried oregano 2 cloves garlic, minced ¼ tsp of salt 1 tsp of black pepper 3 tbsp lemon juice ¼ cup olive oil 1. Place all marinade ingredients into a sealable bag. Add chicken and refrigerate for 1-2 hours (or overnight). 2. Thread chicken, onion and peppers on skewers. **If using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling. 3. Grill for 10-12 minutes on each side, or until chicken is cooked through.  While you're grilling, toss romaine, onion, cucumber, tomato, peppers, feta and olives in the lemon juice and olive oil. 4. Remove chicken from grill. Serve with Greek salad. Nutrients per serving:  Calories: 410, Fat: 18 g, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Fiber: 5 g, Protein: 46 g Want to make you own homemade Tzatziki? Try this:

Tzatziki Sauce

Makes 8 servings 1 8 oz container of plain non-fat Greek yogurt 1 cucumber 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp dried dill 2 cloves garlic, minced dash of salt dash of pepper 1. Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Store in refrigerator. Nutrients per serving:  Calories: 34, Fat: 2 g, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Fiber: 0 g, Protein: 3 g Recipe by Shoshana Pritzker, RD

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