RECIPES

Chicken with butternut squash, cherry tomatoes and minty yoghurt dressing

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Chicken with butternut squash, cherry tomatoes and minty yoghurt dressing

It's great to use spices and herbs to add flavour to low-calorie food. This dish tastes just as good with sweet potato instead of butternut squash (and although white potatoes don’t count toward your five-a-day, sweet potatoes do). The nutritional information below is based on using butternut squash.

Each serving provides 305 kcal, 32g protein, 23g carbohydrate (of which 16.5g sugars), 8g fat (of which 1.5g saturates), 5g fibre and 0.3g salt.

Ingredients

For the dressing

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6.

  2. Place the butternut squash, chicken, tomatoes and onion in a bowl. Add the Cajun seasoning and oil and mix well.

  3. Transfer the mixture to an ovenproof dish. Bake for 20–30 minutes, or until the chicken and vegetables are cooked.

  4. To make the dressing, mix the yoghurt and mint sauce in a small bowl.

  5. Just before serving, drizzle the dressing over the chicken and vegetables.

Recipe Tips

To bring this to 400 kcal, increase the chicken to 150g/5½oz and serve with an apple, pear or orange for dessert.