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Healthy Loaded Chicken and Cheese Potatoes!

February 27, 2014


I absolutely love this recipe. It is a good mix of lean protein and complex carbohydrates so it's nutritious, enjoyable, and filling! You probably have most of the ingredients lying around your home already. It is easy too. The below recipe is for one serving. 
  • What you need:
  • 1 and a half baby red potatoes 
  • 1 chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon of turkey bacon bits 
  • 1/4 of low fat shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of low fat feta cheese
  • Chives 
  • 2 tablespoons of plain Greek Yogurt (optional)

  • What to do:
  • 1) Place chicken breast in skillet (nonstick spray first)to cook via stovetop. Cook as you normally would, however, I would recommend leaving it just a tad undone as it will finish cooking in the oven after. I let my chicken breast marinate for 24 hours in balsamic vingerette then coated it with Carolina Blackened seasoning -- make it to your liking!)

While the chicken is cooking...
  • 2) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  • 3) Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray. 
  • 4) Cut potatoes into thin slices and top with seasoning (optional) and place on cookie sheet. (I topped my red potatoes with garlic and wine seasoning for flavor)
  • 5) Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on potatoes
Wait for chicken to finish cooking
  • 6) Cut chicken into small, shredded pieces and place on top of potatoes and shredded cheese
  • 7) Sprinkle bacon pieces, feta cheese, and chives on top
  • 8) Place cookie sheet in oven and bake for 15 minutes. Once the 15 minutes is finished, place your oven on the broil setting and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • 9) Carefully remove cookie sheet from oven and let cool for just a minute or two, then dig in!


Optional: I like to top mine with Greek Yogurt for a very low calorie type of "dressing". Take the two tablespoons of plain Greek yogurt and mix with one tablespoon of water until it has formed a creamy texture then drizzle over potatoes. 
  • Nutrition Facts: 1 serving 
  • This will vary based on portions, brands used, recipe variations, etc.
  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 11g
  • Carbs: 35g
  • Protein: 18g
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22 comments

  1. Yummm!!! This looks amazing!!

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  2. So glad you posted this recipe. It looks so good! This should work well with sweet potato too?!

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    1. Kerry I did it with a sweet potato and I did think it tasted good. Ick. But you may like it!

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  3. Oh, yum! I will be making these for sure!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  4. Yum! When I saw this on Insta, I was really hoping that you'd post a recipe. :) YAY!

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  5. This looks delicious! I'll have to add it to my weekly meal planning rotation!

    Morgan @ Style Oyster

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  6. yum yum yum, ever since you posted this on IG I've been thinking about it :) Must make!

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  7. Using Greek Yogurt instead of sour cream is such a great idea!! Love this recipe Liz, you're so creative xo

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  8. This looks so delicious!! I am always looking for new recipes to switch it up during the week. I think even my husband could get on board with this if there are potatoes and cheese involved! Thanks for sharing!

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  9. I love using greek yogurt in place of sour cream. It's my standard now!

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  10. This looks amazing, I'm going to pin this for later use. I'm hosting my first linkup today about Thankful Thursday, I would appreciate it if you linkup

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  11. I will try this minus the Chicken though! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. this WILL be my dinner tonight! LOOKS AMAZING

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  13. OMG so I get all these ingredientses (side eye TERESA) and you make for me when you come visit? I will also refill your cocktail glass as often as you like. Deal?

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  14. Oh my geee that looks to die for! I am always on the hunt for yummy recipes!

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  15. If this isn't amazing, I don't know what is! I have to try this. I already saved the recipe! Thanks for sharing!

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  16. I love chicken and potatoes! This looks so good and right up my alley! Thanks for posting!

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