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Chicken Bowl

A popular dish from a well-known fast food restaurant gets a heart-healthy make-over with this recipe. It's a great way to use up left-overs. Either serve up for guests, or let them dish it out themselves.



Olive oil mashed potatoes (See Recipe)
Roasted Corn (See Recipe)
Chicken Nuggets (See Recipe)
Herbed Brown Gravy (See Recipe)
One ounce of finely shredded 75% reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese (made with 1% milk)

Chicken Bowl, Go Red for Women Heart Healthy RecipeInstructions


Prepare the recipes above. In individual serving bowls, place a 1/2 cup of mashed potatoes. Next add 1/4 cup of roasted corn, followed by chicken nuggets and then approximately 1 tablespoon of gravy. Top with the shredded cheese.


Serves 8




Nutritional Analysis


As assembled:

Calories 412
Total Fat 11.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Sodium 536 mg
Carbohydrates 46 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 33 g
Dietary Exchanges: 3 1/2 very lean meat, 3 starch, 1 fat

This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Face The Fats program. Recipe copyright © 2007 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere.