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Cheesy Baked Chicken

You can't get much easier than this easy chicken bake

45 mins
6 ingredients
$3.70 / person
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Cheesy Baked Chicken



Serves = 4

  • 400g bottle arrabiata or passata pasta sauce
  • 420g tin four bean mix (no added salt), drain off liquid and rinse beans in water
  • 125g tin corn kernels (no added salt)
  • 1 cup green beans (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese (reduced fat)
  • 500g chicken tenderloins, thigh or breast, visible fat and skin removed

It’s this easy

  • Preheat oven to 180°c (or 160°c if fan forced)
  • Trim any fat off the chicken and place to one side
  • Combine four bean mix, corn, green beans and half the pasta sauce in a bowl, then pour into a baking dish
  • Sprinkle over half of the cheese
  • Place the chicken on top
  • Spoon over the remaining sauce and cheese
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until the cheese is golden and the chicken is cooked through


  • Sprinkle with fresh herbs when serving e.g. coriander


Nutrition information (per serve):

  • Energy (1907kJ)
  • Protein (47.3g)
  • Total fat (13.8g)
  • Saturated fat (6.2g)
  • Carbohydrate (31.0g); Starch (20.7g), Sugars (10.2g), Added sugars (5.4g), Free sugars (5.4g)
  • Dietary fibre (11.4)
  • Sodium (641mg)
  • Calcium (354mg)
  • Iron (3.7mg)


Contains: Dairy, FODMAPs.
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