Meal-Prep Greek Chicken and Veggies with Tzatziki


Your favorite Greek flavors to go. Healthy meal-prep bowls packed with brown rice, roasted chicken and veggies, pita and tzatziki sauce. Meal-Prep Greek Chicken and Veggies with TzatzikiIf your following my meal-prep series than this is another great meal-prep recipe for you. These healthy Greek inspired meal-prep bowls come together in under 30 minutes with very little effort. They are packed with chicken, veggies, brown rice, pita and a healthy yogurt tzatziki sauce.

The chicken and veggies are coated with a flavorful Greek marinade then pan roasted for 20 minutes. While the veggies are baking, this delicious tzatziki is than prepared. It’s made with yogurt, cucumber, garlic and herbs. I like to place the tzatziki in small 4-oz portion cups so I can just pour the cold tzatziki on the chicken and veggies after heating.

After the chicken and veggies are done, they are divided into meal-prep bowls along with brown rice and pita bread. refrigerate for 4-5 days and enjoy a healthy flavorful protein packed lunch that will satisfy and save you money too!

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Meal-Prep Greek Chicken and Veggies with Tzatziki

Meal-Prep Greek Chicken and Veggies with Tzatziki

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • For the chicken and veggies
  • 4 (5oz) chicken breasts, cut into small cubes (*see note below)
  • 2 cups bell peppers, any colors, cut into squares or slices
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into squares or slices
  • 1 cup of zucchini, broccoli, mushrooms grape tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil or thyme
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

  • For the Tzatziki
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • ¼ cup cucumber with peel, grated or minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced or crushed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill or basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper

  • You will also need:
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 whole wheat pitas
  • 4 Meal-prep bowls

Instructions

  1. To cook chicken and veggies: Pre-Heat oven to 450F. chicken and veggies on a large sheet pan to create a rainbow pattern. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the marinade. Brush mixture onto chicken and veggies or toss chicken and veggies in mixture. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until veggies are charred and chicken is tender.

  2. To make Tzatziki: Whisk all the ingredients for the tzatziki in a small bowl. Divide mixture into 4 (4 oz) portion size containers or into any small containers with lids or into snack size ziplock bags. covered in place in the fridge.

  3. To assemble: Place ½ cup of brown rice into each meal prep bowl. Divide chicken and veggies mixture into the 4 meal-prep bowls. Cut 2 whole wheat pitas into 8 slices each. Place 4 slices of pita into each bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 4-5 days. To re-heat, Remove pita and heat chicken and veggies for 2-3 minutes in the microwave. Pour cold tzatziki on chicken and enjoy!

Meal-Prep Greek Chicken and Veggies with Tzatziki


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1 Comment

  • Alexia

    Can you eat this cold? I don’t have a microwave at work, and there’s no point in reheating it in the morning if it’s just going to be cold again at lunch. On another note the recipe looks delicious, I can’t wait to try it!

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