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Cucumber & Orchard Pear Tzatziki

Take this tasty recipe home with you as a Mediterranean appetizer to suit your next meal! What’s worth celebrating is the fresh list of ingredients that signal a guilt-free snack you won’t be able to get enough of. Even better, whipping up this Tzatziki up in the kitchen will be a breeze. After all required ingredients are chopped or minced, simply combine them and stir it all together. Be sure to adjust the seasoning to your taste. Drizzle this sauce on your next gyro or serve with naan on the side! Enjoy and Happy Cooking!

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Cucumber & Orchard Pear Tzatziki

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (full fat or 2%)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or passed through garlic press
  • 2 tsp cilantro, chopped finely
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 large Poona Kheera (if you can’t find, try subbing a Persian cucumber and 1 quarter of an Asian pear), grated, strained in colander Squeeze cucumber to insure excess liquid is removed.

Stir all ingredients together. Taste to adjust seasoning and salt. Drizzle with extra olive oil and serve with naan.


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Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

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Homemade gourmet is a definite do – and something that you can accomplish too! If you’re looking for a protein packed dish to serve the family, look no further than this Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken from Chef Hicham at Hilton Head Health. With a variety of fresh flavors and tastes, this recipe is anything but boring. So, shake up that repetitive weeknight menu and stun your family’s tastebuds with this Mediterranean twist. Enjoy and happy cooking! Be sure to let us know how this dish worked for you and your family by sharing in the comment section below!

Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. Chicken breast, sliced with pocket for vegetables and ingredients
  • 1 oz. Spinach, steamed
  • 2 T. Mushrooms, sautéed
  • 1 T. Sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Goat cheese, crumbled5 each Pine nuts
  • 1/4 oz. White truffle shavings (from can, use minimal per serving)
  • 1/2 tsp. Olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Pepper

Directions: 

1. Prepare ingredients that go into the chicken breast and set aside.
2. Layer the ingredients in the chicken breast as follows:

  • 1 oz. cooked spinach
  • 1 tsp. goat cheese
  • 1 T. sundried tomatoes
  • 2 T. mushrooms
  • 5 pine nuts
  • ¼ oz. White truffle shavings

3. Season stuffed chicken breast with a small pinch of salt and pepper.
4. Pan-sear each side of the chicken breast until golden brown.
5. Finish chicken breast in oven until finished.

Nutrition:

  • Serves: 1
  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed chicken breast
  • Calories: 210
  • Fat: 8 grams
  • Protein: 27 grams

Like this recipe? Check out Chef Hicham’s Chef Spotlight Page on Recipe Redo! Or, taste the delicious food in person atHilton Head Health.