Weight Loss Recipes

Hummus Chicken and Riced Cauliflower Recipe

hummus chicken
hummus chicken

Hummus Chicken and Riced Cauliflower Recipe

Course dinner
Cuisine Mediterranean

Ingredients
  

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 zucchini chopped
  • 1 yellow squash chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 cup hummus
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika or sumac

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare one large baking dish or two smaller baking dishes with cooking spray.
  • Pat the chicken dry. Season the chicken breasts with generous pinches of salt and pepper. In a large bowl, toss the zucchini, squash and onion with olive oil until evenly coated. Season with salt and pepper.
  • If using one baking dish, place all of the vegetables on the bottom of the dish in an even layer. Lay the four chicken breasts evenly on top, then cover each chicken breast with the hummus so that the entire breast is covered. Squeeze the juice of one lemon over the chicken and vegetables. Then sprinkle the pan with smoked paprika or sumac. Thinly slice the remaining lemon, and place the slices in between the chicken and vegetables if desired.
  • Bake for about 25-30 minutes, until the chicken is cooked through and the vegetables are tender. Serve immediately.

Notes

**If using two pans, use one for the chicken and one for the vegetables.**